chandra thiagarajan


Gain In Pain - Poem by chandra thiagarajan

I fall a prey to great affliction,
Undergo sufferance with botheration.

Why should I undergo pain and fret?
Why should I twitching heartache get?

Why should I undergo this distress?
Why should I have this unhappiness?

I stumble to interpret and expound,
I am helpless to unravel and come around!

In God's wonderful and glorious creation,
There is nothing whatever without reason!

'Oh! God! Why have you thrown me over-board?
Oh! God! Why am I saddled with such a load? '

'Oh! Ye man, when life is trying and troublesome,
Difficult, with misery, formidable and toilsome;

With worry, trials and tribulations,
You are made tough to get invigoration;

You gather spirit, strength and tenacity,
You become chaste, pure with sublimity;

Distress gives you the grit and determination,
To overcome the bitterness in the situation;

With sufferance you learn endurance,
You engender enthusiasm and tolerance;

With pain you restrain and gain wisdom,
You are seasoned, cohesive and solemn;

With affliction you beget verve and inspiration,
You become deeply profound with beatification! '


Comments about Gain In Pain by chandra thiagarajan

  • Veteran Poet - 1,698 Points Elena Sandu (2/11/2015 12:07:00 AM)

    Great wisdom, true answers, thank you for sharing! (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 27,101 Points Akhtar Jawad (12/30/2014 2:37:00 AM)

    With affliction you beget verve and inspiration,
    You become deeply profound with beatification! '
    An amazing poem...............10 (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,223 Points Jasbir Chatterjee (4/1/2014 12:01:00 AM)

    congrats! Deserves to be poem of the day! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 7,625 Points Neela Nath (3/31/2014 11:19:00 AM)

    A fabulous poem! Congrats Ma'am.You deserve this honor! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 8,715 Points Lyn Paul (3/31/2014 8:19:00 AM)

    As we do.. You have asked important questions that bring us pain YET in time provided yourself with the perfect answer. Thank you (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 13,954 Points * Sunprincess * (3/31/2014 8:07:00 AM)

    congratulations for member poem of the day..enjoyed this one (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 879 Points Leslie Philibert (3/31/2014 5:37:00 AM)

    Nice couplets, OK, the central theme is not original.. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 10,908 Points Soulful Heart (3/31/2014 4:54:00 AM)

    A poem that goes with my heart.......every couplet a wisely realisaton........ (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 70 Points Indira Babbellapati (4/16/2013 5:24:00 AM)

    Great couplets........... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Titi Dale (3/31/2013 6:47:00 PM)

    Wonderful poem, Chandra! As they say, what doesn't kill you makes you stronger :) favourite lines:

    Distress gives you the grit and determination,
    To overcome the bitterness in the situation.

    And indeed it does. Thanks for sharing!

    Titi (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Titi Dale (3/31/2013 6:47:00 PM)

    Wonderful poem, Chandra! As they say, what doesn't kill you makes you stronger :) favourite lines:

    Distress gives you the grit and determination,
    To overcome the bitterness in the situation.

    And indeed it does. Thanks for sharing!

    Titi (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 7,625 Points Neela Nath (3/31/2013 8:52:00 AM)

    Terrific.Congratulation also at the same time. You deserve this. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 31,578 Points Gajanan Mishra (3/31/2013 8:05:00 AM)

    Kunti was praying for distress. Beautiful poem. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,641 Points Savita Tyagi (3/31/2013 6:12:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem. When we come to accept pain as a part of life we learn to be content. Thank you for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 194 Points Spiritual Seeker (2/28/2013 4:57:00 AM)

    words from a seasoned poet....beautifully crafted. thanks for sharing. A 10. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 314 Points Hardik Vaidya (2/23/2013 10:23:00 PM)

    Chandra Thiagarajan I enjoyed reading this poem. My only lament as a reader and not as a poet, because I can claim your poems as a reader, and gain from them an infinite moment in the finite moments I have, is why do you still as a poet are so kind to God? Just a thought. Brilliant poem, I loved the quality of words you chose, it shows you truly studied and read, unlike me who never and till date hates studying and reading only googling. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 7,625 Points Neela Nath (2/19/2013 11:51:00 AM)

    Really, a poem of wisdom. Whenever, I read your poem I get enriched. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 20,480 Points Valsa George (2/19/2013 5:43:00 AM)

    This is a poem so exqusite in feeling and expression! Greatly enjoyed the wisdom your thoughts impart! ! (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,037 Points Kavya . (2/19/2013 5:28:00 AM)

    truly said mam, when life is trying and troublesome, u become tough and gather strength....beautifully expressed in words (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,229 Points Thomas A Robinson (2/19/2013 5:14:00 AM)

    You temper people just the same way you do steel. Heat and pressure gives superb quality to steel. So too when people are tested they become quality steel. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Poem Edited: Tuesday, February 19, 2013


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