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Kavya ...


Success


What is Success
according to you,
If you ask me
i have no clue!

Some say, Success is how high you bounce
when you hit the bottom,
But the real meaning is
only understood by some.

What is success
with which everyone is so obsessed

Getting promotion in a job?
which will make you further slog!

Earning umpteen money?
that does not long last as its only a penny!

Buying a new phone or a car?
does it take you very far!

Scoring good marks in examinations?
long way to go though will temporarily ease your tension!

If you ask me honestly
One thing I can say instantly is

Success comes from happiness,
When you are a reason for someone's smile and cheerfulness

You have people caring for you, waiting for you
You are thought about and loved though by selected trustworthy few

You have a splendid time with your loved one or close buddy
You invest time in yourself and accomplish your long outstanding hobby

At the end I feel, when you have a good satisfying day
Success comes with you in your way!

Submitted: Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, June 19, 2013

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  • Heather Wilkins (7/30/2013 11:21:00 PM)

    success means many different things to different people. some think money, fame, wealth is the answer. but there is so much more to life in which you expressed so well a lovely write (Report) Reply

  • Dinesh Nair (7/8/2013 2:58:00 AM)

    Success is the name given to a phase of time that we are to feel for sometime that failure is not around us. But... (Report) Reply

  • Chandra Thiagarajan (7/3/2013 11:07:00 AM)

    Deep thought on SUCCESS ! Nice lines to ponder over- Success comes from happiness, / when you are a reason for someone's smile and cheerfulness Beautiful! (Report) Reply

  • Valerie Dohren (6/28/2013 6:01:00 PM)

    Success to my mind is simply having the capacity to be happy - isn't that what we all want? Very good write Kavya. A successful one. (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (6/28/2013 12:58:00 AM)

    Your definition of success is a very authentic one! When each satisfying day is added up, if the number outweighs, no doubt we are successful! A very enjoyable read! (Report) Reply

  • Lorraine Colon (6/21/2013 4:40:00 PM)

    Very good thoughts you are expressing here, but we all decide individually what success means to us.People who love money will only be happy if they are able to accumulate much wealth. Then they think they are successful. But I loved your line that said When you are a reason for someone's smile and cheerfulness. That is beautiful. That is true success! Well done! (Report) Reply

  • Payal Parande (6/19/2013 7:31:00 AM)

    Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.
    Swami Vivekananda


    brilliantly pinned and beautifully expression of the meaning...great job ma'am (Report) Reply

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