Om Chawla

Freshman - 895 Points (India)

Musings - Poem by Om Chawla

Learning enhances breadth of vision
Compassion adds humane dimension
Feelings impel you for action.

Vanity with wisdom if resides
Not by others, it self derides
It does no good to one's pride.

'Am wiser than you' is an addiction
It's just a myth and a fiction
May be a sign of dereliction!

Hanker not for what is beyond your reach
Coveting what is of others does no one preach
Control your desires is what wise men teach.

Hedonistic pursuit satiates for a while
Pleasure is transient, it self stultifies
It ends in boredom, happiness it can't provide.

Your share of pleasure if more than mine
Diligently for comforts you deign design
What lies in future is in the ken divine.

Hatred if with hatred paid
It never ends, ill will it generates
Enmity it perpetuates.

Hatred and ill will are depravity of mind
Solace from it you never can find
Forgiveness is a trait sublime.


Comments about Musings by Om Chawla

  • Rookie Akshaya Pawasker (8/26/2013 7:16:00 AM)

    If one lives with such priciples and virtues.life will be nothing less than happy and great.nice write (Report) Reply

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  • Freshman - 930 Points Shahzia Batool (6/27/2013 2:51:00 AM)

    A life-manifesto in triplets! a lesson in every line is based on poet's observation of human psychology! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 22,798 Points Valsa George (6/23/2013 3:59:00 AM)

    An arresting philosophy of life rendered in rhyming verse! There is niether a single word out of place nor a single thought devoid of great wisdom! Enjoyed thoroughly! ! (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,522 Points Valerie Dohren (6/22/2013 2:02:00 PM)

    Great set of musings and all so true Om. Very well penned. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,726 Points Dinesh Nair (6/20/2013 10:56:00 AM)

    What an enlightening aspect have you blended into these lines sir? The write is a great musing rich in diction and fineness of expression.
    Good poetry seems to be your forte ahead too. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Poem Edited: Wednesday, June 19, 2013


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