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(visakhapatnam, india)

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If I had a wall
I would go searching
For a nail
If I had a nail
Now I would go searching
For a hammer
If I had a wall
A nail
And a hammer
I wouldn't have
Strength in my hands
To drive the nail
Into the wall: (

Submitted: Thursday, May 16, 2013
Edited: Thursday, September 12, 2013


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  • Valsa George (5/26/2013 6:52:00 AM)

    A great truth and profound philosophy, expressed in simple verse! !

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  • Aftab Alam Khursheed (5/18/2013 2:07:00 AM)

    patience and satisfaction rest in a nest we call mind that gives the strength so the here too well write

  • Yasmeen Khan (5/18/2013 1:05:00 AM)

    When you have strength, there is no wall, sometimes wall is there but no nail.....philosophy clad in simple words and images.

  • Tirupathi Chandrupatla (5/16/2013 6:09:00 AM)

    I have a set goal, destination in sight, and legs to walk. But no strength to reach it. Beautifully explained by an example. Thank you.

  • Gajanan Mishra (5/16/2013 4:43:00 AM)

    strength in my hands, good work, thanks.
    I invite you to read my poems and comment.

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