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Naveen Malhotra Nov 2020
How is life?
It's a compromised life
Without my beloved wife
Memories in giga bytes
Couldn't be moved to a pen drive
Freeing the mind of a haunting lane
Unfaltering faltering gait
I call a ***** a *****
With pain in the core of my heart
I have learnt happiness
From my spirit inside
Naveen Malhotra Aug 2020
Time punishes time and again
Lessons not learnt is a shame
Shame to the shameless
Doesn't make breathless
Naveen Malhotra Aug 2020
Death you never die
You are so painful you won't realize
I wish you could die
We could heave a relieving shy
To run the Wheel of Time He makes you a necessity
Chance plays the role of brevity
Denying humanity to even die with dignity
Always planning to take Death to eternity
To keep frightening my fraternity
For death to survive
Every now and then new strategy He contrives
Coronavirus is now worldwide
Threatening and killing human life
As if it were a slaughter house
O Lord come to senses
Leave aside all pretenses
Please don't wipe humanity
You will lose Your Divinity
We will lose faith in You
Then whose God will You
Humanity has learnt a lesson
For any annoyance let us mend the fence
Socially we are distancing
Listen to our grievances
Send back coronavirus
Throw it in the Tartarus
We agree the death shouldn't die
In it our wisdom lies
Let our deaths be peaceful
Let our deaths be graceful!
John McCafferty Jun 2020
To focus on what self importance brings
That final blink will flick to nothing
At best a whim
Too late as time has slipped
It's skin has shed
Where youth has fled
The cycle of light and dark
A heavy step leaves a beaten path
What has been learnt and can be shared
Fairer heart
Friendship bare
Cleaner air
To offer greater care
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John McCafferty May 2020
At times refrain
to grow with age
Forbear the fruit
enjoy the strain
Much be learnt
in controlling pain

Plenty to benefit from
temporarily being empty

Mind regroups with a system cleanse
Body allowed to make amends
Fasts don't last but our choice remains  and will sustained
(@PoeticTetra - instagram/twitter)
Debanjana Saha Jul 2018
What's the best way
to celebrate one's birthday?

To throw a party?
To cut two cakes -
One for birthday, another for promotion?
To be with loved ones - called a family?
To cherish oneself and make goals for future?
To teach art to the less privileged children?

Yes, I did it all this time!

The best of everything was the part
when I taught art to the less privileged children
But to my surprise,
These cute children taught me
more than what I could teach them!
It was- how to be happily happy with minimalism.

I spent two hours of my birthday
With them
Teaching them art
And it was so awakening,
Their happy expressions of art
Made me more happy.

They gifted me that day a smile
Which was unconditional
Few were orphans,
few children of a single parent
With less of money
but more of heart!

Their smiling aura
Amidst all odds
taught me how to live
and be happy minimally!
A lesson to be learnt this 28 years of life
To be happy minimally.
Thank you all for your wishes on my birthday.
Always love to be at home called hellopoetry.
train coming
ever felt
Ishant17 Dec 2017
my life isn't what i wanted it to be...but that's O.K.
for i have learnt and understood it.
life won't be what i wanted it to be
i regret no more
Svode Oct 2017
What is there when we all are gone?
What use comes from the greed-possessed wealth,
other than to please our current existence?

What hotel room will the rich reside in?
When they are in the land above,
and where among them will the poor men lay?

What was there for us to know?
When history reaped what it had sown,
and learnt it's lesson: only to forget again.

What is there beyond today?
A figment of time, life and space,
or an investment into the unknown place?

Life is the worst thing to have happened to me,
yet it is the best in every degree,
because without it I wouldn't be pondering the idea.
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