Somanathan Iyer


Words of wisdom 4


Pledge not your gold better to be sold
Never run away from problems to face
If intelligent never purchase on credit
Avoid friendship always with fools

Walk not all alone in unknown places
Take not liberty for dining with enemies
Greed not for belongings other than yours
Talk not anything that hurts and pains others

Lotus blooms by the rays of Sun
When taken out from water
the same rays make it wither away
It is the place that matters not anything else

Never serve a master who finds
faults in all that you do as is your
Position that of a frog living under the
Hood of a cobra with constant fear

A Child refuses milk that is offered with love
Under threat prepared to drink even poison
Love pampers and affection misfires
Fear of punishment instills discipline

Submitted: Wednesday, March 06, 2013

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

Form:


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 (Words of wisdom 4 by Somanathan Iyer )

Read all 1 comments »

Famous Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  8. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe
Trending Poets
Trending Poems
  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  3. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  4. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  5. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  6. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  7. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  8. If, Rudyard Kipling
  9. As I Grew Older, Langston Hughes
  10. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
[Hata Bildir]