JENIE FRANKSAY

Rookie - 187 Points (07 august 1996 / samastipur)

Why Be 'The Next'? - Poem by JENIE FRANKSAY

in life we get compliments.
feedbacks and comments.
they vary.
make us sad or happy.

if people call you
'the next chetan bhagat'
you will be damn happy i bet.
but i wont.

if people call you
'the next tagore'
you'll be on 7th sky i know.
but i wont.

if people say
'you are next agatha christie'
oh what a day it will be.
you may be happy but not me.

why carry 'the next' tag?
why carry other's bag?
we have our own identity.
we have our own personality.

why be 'the next'? ?
we can be the first.
we too can go a long way.
be the first 'you'
and me the first 'franksay'


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MIND IT..! !

Comments about Why Be 'The Next'? by JENIE FRANKSAY

  • Gold Star - 9,132 Points Madathil Rajendran Nair (3/31/2015 1:16:00 AM)

    Great. Your ardor for originality is astounding. Yes, why be the ' next something' when I can be I and yet succeed. Thanks for the enthusiasm you have injected into us with this poem. (10) (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 5,204 Points Is It Poetry (7/11/2013 12:51:00 PM)

    for a complete
    comments as you said
    eb then flo
    who needs insurance
    when you flow....iip (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 213 Points Siyabonga A Nxumalo (7/10/2013 3:55:00 PM)

    Ha ha ha! Just as I was to say that this lovely poem sounds like _Soul's poems... Nice thinking young friend, you are you, original you, just you not the duplicate of someone else...I like your spirit, bravo...10++
    Siya_! ! (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,166 Points Hans Vr (7/10/2013 9:54:00 AM)

    Brilliant way of thinking.
    Just be ourselves; we are all so unique.
    Many great people have been a source of inspiration to me
    but we cannot become them.
    Excellent work. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,353 Points Unwritten Soul (7/10/2013 6:19:00 AM)

    Feel good with your confidence here, you know....this poem sounded like inner me...you have good way telling this in nice presentation! _Soul (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,238 Points Kavya . (7/10/2013 2:44:00 AM)

    hey good one............with willpower u can surely be the 1st n ppl can refer ur names as the next franksay! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Anamika Jalan (7/9/2013 12:10:00 PM)

    inspirational one
    nice write
    loved it by heart (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 363 Points David Wood (7/9/2013 7:57:00 AM)

    Be yourself at all times. The greater you are the harder the fall. Contentment makes for a happy poet. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie The Moody Blue (7/9/2013 6:40:00 AM)

    superb, , , , live your life in such a way that when you die the world must cry... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 249 Points Vipins Puthooran (7/9/2013 3:53:00 AM)

    why be 'the next'? ?
    you can be the first.
    you too can go a long way.
    be the first 'you'
    and me the first 'franksay'
    *******************
    I wish you all the success! ! ! ! a good one! ! ! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Poem Edited: Tuesday, July 9, 2013


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