ramesh rai

Gold Star - 12,198 Points (13.12.1955 / howrah)

If God asks me


If God asks me
what do you want?

Certainly, I shall say
bestow me with the divine power
to create more and more
beautiful poems
that speaks the language
of all creatures
that expresses the mirth
of a blooming flower
that expresses the grief
of a withering flower
that expresses the pains and pleasures
of an ant working tough
for foster of baby ant
that expresses restless toils
of stars and planets
to keep the pace of nature
always in existence

If God asks me
about my requirement
i shall say
give me bread to feed my family
and to my friend and foe
who gave me love and lesson
give me shelter under your arms
and a sweet home to reside
under the roof of your divine soul

But must not i forget
to mention the names
who creates poem in praise of His divine glory and His infinite creation
despite of their destitute

And lo! my name be laid all the rest.

Amen

Submitted: Monday, September 09, 2013
Edited: Friday, October 10, 2014

Topic of this poem: love


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  • Silver Star - 4,046 Points Tushar Ray (2/27/2015 10:15:00 PM)

    I love your poem expressing your noble desires to the Almighty. Thank you poet Rai. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 15,453 Points Roseann Shawiak (1/11/2015 9:52:00 PM)

    Beautifully expressed answer telling God what you desire, very humbly and succinctly worded. Love your thoughts, Ramesh. Thank you, RoseAnn (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,321 Points Patricia Grantham (12/11/2014 5:34:00 PM)

    This is a beautiful poem asking God the Creator to bestow
    upon you great things. We have not because we ask not. A
    very heartfelt write. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 7,477 Points Amitava Sur (8/13/2014 6:17:00 AM)

    A very noble wish is expressed to make a profound poet to serve the mankind by writing poems to give them ed messages with values. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,214 Points Piyush Dey (8/10/2014 4:54:00 AM)

    nice poem, dear. i loved your feelings. nice flow.
    good write. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 418 Points Dean Meredith (7/23/2014 6:28:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem Ramesh. I suspect our Lord is well pleased. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 25,172 Points Akhtar Jawad (6/23/2014 10:54:00 PM)

    The boons were spread on the very first day of creation and the birds were given wings to search it. The birds were given nibs to pick it. Rmesh flied to the greater heights and picked the boons from his beautiful nibs. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,231 Points Ken E Hall (3/9/2014 4:54:00 AM)

    God certainly flows blood in your veins he gave you the gift of being you and it shows in this meaningful poem which tells the story of your thoughts for others...regards (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,828 Points Clarence Prince (11/12/2013 9:19:00 AM)

    A lovely poem, you are very thoughtful, well done, Ramesh! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 2 Points Wisdom Otikor (10/31/2013 6:59:00 AM)

    powerful read.... u just blessed my soul... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 2 Points Lasoaphia Quxazs (10/27/2013 1:37:00 PM)

    You are the poet who was born for that reason. It is interesting what you ask from God, you already have.
    Anyway, whatever we do, that is our place to learn the lesson, what only God knows why.
    However, you will be all right in all your life whatever you need, will be supplied to you. You are one of the lucky ones. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Deepak Sawhney (10/16/2013 1:14:00 AM)

    A very nice piece...no doubt, but can't help but agree with Joe Breunig about spelling & grammar. The underlying theme comes out, but somewhat erratically. For eg. In the penultimate line, the word should be 'infinite' instead of infinitive.
    Hope no umbrage taken. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 303 Points Joe Breunig (10/15/2013 2:00:00 PM)

    An interesting piece; while I appreciate the concepts of this poem, (IMO) I feel that it could use some editting (for both spelling and grammar): I get the impression that English is not your first language.

    -Joe Breunig,
    Reaching Towards His Unbounded Glory (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 546 Points Dimitri Jagodinski (10/15/2013 6:45:00 AM)

    Excellent poem. Well written. If God asks me I shall be blessed because i know He loves me. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Ershad Mazumder (10/9/2013 8:23:00 PM)

    `If God asks me
    What do you want'

    I will definitely say, fullfil your wish on me. I do not know what to ask. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 369 Points Stephen W (9/26/2013 1:43:00 PM)

    Nice poem. Well done sir! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 4 Points Faeo Lyre Clive (9/22/2013 12:02:00 AM)

    A piece for eternity. O yes! It reaveals on a poet, his making, source of inspiration and aim of his craft. I love this context, Sir. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 435 Points Yasmeen Khan (9/15/2013 1:48:00 AM)

    A nice hymn by a compassionate heart: 'to feed my friend and foe'....generosity very rare (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 7,515 Points Neela Nath (9/13/2013 12:21:00 PM)

    Beautiful wish.Loved this very much! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 4,875 Points Hazel Durham (9/13/2013 7:12:00 AM)

    Beautiful write and I love the wonderful imagery with your great passion for poetry and life that shines through! (Report) Reply

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