Javed Akhtar

(17 January 1945 - / Madhya Pradesh / India)

If you have eagerness in your heart


If you have eagerness in your heart, it means you are alive,
If your eyes are filled with dreams, it means you are alive
Learn to be free like the wind,
Learn to flow freely like the river,
Embrace every moment with open arms,
See a new horizon every time with your eyes,
If you carry surprise in your eyes, it means you are alive,
If you have eagerness in your heart, it means you are alive…

Submitted: Thursday, April 05, 2012

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  • Veteran Poet - 3,198 Points Rajesh Thankappan (1/26/2015 5:03:00 AM)

    Very truly said. If there is eagerness in heart, it is evident that life is flowing on its course. A very beautiful poem. Liked it immensely.
    Since the current treasure island topic on PH is on ‘ Peace, ’ I invite you to read my poem entitled ‘ A Nice Wise Guy, ’ on PH (Report) Reply

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