Treasure Island

chandra thiagarajan


Let Us Curb Our Desires.


To satisfy our desires
We are in this world born
But we should not set fire to desires.

Like a fish that swims
The whole sea sans boundaries
We should not set our passion sans brims.

The fish when in the fish tank
Its boundaries established it curbs
Akin we should our desires curb
And make them lank.

Submitted: Wednesday, September 04, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, September 04, 2013

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  • Kavya . (9/6/2013 2:04:00 AM)

    another beautiful message....having desires are important, but chasing them like crazy is like setting fire to them.....good one mam (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (9/4/2013 8:47:00 PM)

    Unbridled desire is the root cause of perdition ! That's why Lord Buddha advised us to kill Desire! The point is driven home through a great analogy! Loved it! ! (Report) Reply

  • Utsav Patel (9/4/2013 12:18:00 PM)

    Short and nice... Lovely piece...
    What can we do when we trying hard but dreams doesn't fulfil? (Report) Reply

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