chandra thiagarajan


Reputation


Like a shadow is reputation
If you chase the shadow
It will elude you in consternation.

If you work for fame
You’ll be disappointed
Like chasing the shadow game.

Only when you tread the path
Of Dharma and Spirituality’s by- path
Fame you will perforce find
And with repute you will be assigned.

Submitted: Thursday, September 05, 2013
Edited: Friday, September 06, 2013

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  • Rookie - 123 Points marvin brato (10/2/2013 4:32:00 AM)

    Very enlightening piece of poetry! (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,175 Points Valerie Dohren (9/22/2013 12:14:00 PM)

    It is more important to love than be loved. Well said Chandra. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 7,515 Points Neela Nath (9/7/2013 11:44:00 PM)

    Very wise words.Really, we should not chase name and fame. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 19,004 Points Valsa George (9/6/2013 3:39:00 AM)

    A very pithy write, full of meaning, perfect in diction and rhyme, exposing your noble mind set! A sparkling GEM of truth and wisdom! ! (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 687 Points Kavya . (9/6/2013 2:02:00 AM)

    a very nice message to the world mam.........excellent lines
    If you work for fame
    You’ll be disappointed
    Like chasing the shadow game. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 7,545 Points Geetha Jayakumar (9/5/2013 11:30:00 PM)

    Poem with Great message.. I should take it first..Do your work by choosing right path but dont chase behind shadow...I loved it the way you have explained..Great poem.
    Thanks you Ma'm for the inspiring comments for my poems... (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,710 Points Tirupathi Chandrupatla (9/5/2013 3:24:00 PM)

    Reputation is like a shadow. Beautifully presented. You work for your goal not your fame. Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 39,733 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (9/5/2013 10:11:00 AM)

    chasing the shadow is a fool's work we must chase which can be chased lovely poem thank u (Report) Reply

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