Learn More

Adi Goel


When I grow older...


My mindful constitution;
Passion is divine,
But aspiration is desire: smelling other's fame
Violation to Buddha's mandate,
And so it must come to a close in order to stay sane.
But sanity in greatness is diminutive,
For them it isn't sanity
which is veracity
And so their youth stays.

Aspiration is like a bottled drink;
It's there so long you don't drink too much,
At youth you see stars,
Creators of eras:
Steve Jobs,
Shakespeare,
And it's almost reachable
But the bottle of aspiration runs dry by mid-age
Then it's just laughable.

But that's (aspiration) what I want to stay when I'm older.

I know this poem's about what I want to be able to do,
Nice house,
Be rich,
Of course that's the truth,
But I also want my youth,
Aspiration - something to look forward to,
A cause of life and a rigour ‘till sans unto.

But let's not go off topic
And get a signing,
For now is the end to my
extremely long beginning.

I really do want to be able to drive a car,
Driving at speeds well over par,
I'll swerve in and out in my Bugatti Veyron,
No rules I'll follow from then on,
Breaking all records forevermore,
Escaping reality at the speed I'll drive,
(Fast, in case you haven't noticed)
Unstoppable!
I'll be a lone wolf hunting down my prey:
Speed
And will do so without a care,
But honestly,
Is it really worth the officer's glare?



I'll be the new Steve Jobs;
With a wild entrepreneual spirit,
My stories will become something of a myth,
Passion and rigour is my inner core,
I said Passion is divine and shall repeat it,
For only a fool would have a job they can't commit,
Errands for which you crave,
In a job part of your lifestyle - you just love it!
I'll get up in the morning looking forward to the new,
In a job selected for the exclusive few,
This is my mindful constitution,
Well a deconstruction.

But this is a lifestyle of the fantasy,
For in reality,
Jobs aren't so yielding,
The economy is sinking,
Still,
In your youth you see stars,
Creators of eras,
But by mid-age
You increase in maturity,
Then it's just laughable.
‘Are these lifestyles really so very sporadical? '
‘You're asking me? Oh…well, yeah I suppose, but…

I'll do as I wish
Unto contravention of law.
No one to stop me;
Youth was great
Now mid-age shall be it,
Too - the bottle of aspiration filled to the brim,
I'll have a job of my will,
And pays the bills,
But importantly also appeases my mental stipulation.'

And that's where my poem will demise,
As for youth,
Well,
Arrogance will never let it oblige.

21Feb13

Submitted: Thursday, February 21, 2013

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (When I grow older... by Adi Goel )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. Christmas Trees, Robert Frost
  2. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  3. If, Rudyard Kipling
  4. No Man Is An Island, John Donne
  5. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  6. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  7. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  8. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  9. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  10. Death is Nothing at All, Henry Scott Holland

Poem of the Day

poet James Whitcomb Riley

There! little girl; don't cry!
They have broken your doll, I know;
And your tea-set blue,
And your play-house, too,
Are things of the long ago;
...... Read complete »

   

New Poems

  1. vocal cords caught in the keyboard, Mandolyn ...
  2. Insanity 2, Daimon Bagley
  3. Insanity, Daimon Bagley
  4. Words with no Rhyme or Reason, Holly Wotherspoon
  5. Who Am I Here? #1, Holly Wotherspoon
  6. To My Wife, Col Muhamad Khalid Khan
  7. Where I Am #1, Holly Wotherspoon
  8. Darkness #2, Holly Wotherspoon
  9. Last Minute Christmas Eve 1964, mary douglas
  10. Darkness #1, Holly Wotherspoon
[Hata Bildir]