Treasure Island

chandra thiagarajan


Stretch Yourself


Perfect we are not born
Nor will we ever be
With an ability we are born
We can go beyond what we see.

Hence stretch the will within you
And reach far beyond your folding
Once stretched far and wide to the point of view
The new form will be lofty and gratifying..

You'll now be happily riding
Soon soaring high with wings
And will a new place be holding
Rejoicing at the fulfillment that brings.

Submitted: Thursday, March 14, 2013

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  • Kavya . (3/18/2013 11:54:00 PM)

    great poem...rightly said that u we need to stretch ourselves and live life to the fullest. (Report) Reply

  • Neela Nath (3/15/2013 10:52:00 AM)

    Great poem with good advice.We should be openhearted and generous and must not be a frog of a well.Stupendous Ma'am. (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (3/15/2013 4:14:00 AM)

    You have laid down a very valid theory in brief lines and choice words! The more we stretch, the greater will be our elasticity and resilience! ! (Report) Reply

  • Thomas A Robinson (3/14/2013 12:13:00 PM)

    It is gratifying to accomplsh more than was given to you.
    Goals once thought to be unattainable with ingunity and dedication can become real.
    A very great feeling of satisfaction and pride. (Report) Reply

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