Neela Nath Das


100s Of Years - Poem by Neela Nath Das

Trees can live for hundreds of years,
They well know to live together!
They tuft to earth, as child's to mom,
Light, water, and air they do share!
When storm does come they low their heads,
To show him respect out of fear!
The branches welcome, greet and laugh.
Leaves dance with the beat of the air.
The roots sometimes, take hold of each,
Thus, they make bridge, over the ditch.
What men ignore, they may do care
And mend that always, just to teach.
They whisper, and send their message,
Thru breeze, and soil, thru ether-
If nature lives, then all can live...
We should do that which can help her.
Hundreds, hundreds years they can live,
In warm friendship, fraternity.
But, we, intelligent creatures,
Can't keep this nature's sanctity!


Poet's Notes about The Poem

(This is my hundredth poem.I'm dedicating this poem to Nature, our Mother)

Comments about 100s Of Years by Neela Nath Das

  • Edward Kofi Louis (2/3/2016 3:07:00 AM)


    Creation has its own secrets in life. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

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  • Rajnish Manga (12/19/2015 9:36:00 AM)


    The poem deals with the subject of trees and their longevity as compared to their human counterparts. The imagery and the philosophy come to us with an emphatic impact. Thanks.
    The branches welcome, greet and laugh.
    Leaves dance with the beat of the air.
    They whisper, and send their message,
    Thru breeze, and soil, thru ether-
    If nature lives, then all can live...
    (Report) Reply

  • Mohammad Skati (5/10/2015 3:04:00 PM)


    Deep-rooted poem. Every word says something lovely. It's all a pretty poem. Thanks. (Report) Reply

  • Captain Herbert Poetry (4/27/2014 10:30:00 AM)


    May true frienships still remain after 100 years (Report) Reply

  • Yash Shinde (4/4/2014 12:44:00 PM)


    .truly we intelligent creatures have failed to preserve nature's sanctity.....a wonderful write again........ (Report) Reply

  • Kanav Justa (2/5/2014 6:48:00 AM)


    But, we, intelligent creatures,
    Can't keep this nature's sanctity, , , ''

    so true, , , ,
    (Report) Reply

  • Troy Ulysses Davis (7/29/2013 10:16:00 PM)


    Excellent poem about trees. Enjoyed the narrative. Their longevity is baffling. They are doing something humanity hasn't quite managed to master yet. (Report) Reply

  • (7/9/2013 10:48:00 PM)


    Hundreds, hundreds years they can live,
    In warm friendship, fraternity.
    But, we, intelligent creatures,
    Can't keep this nature's sanctity!

    A wonderful example beautifully written. We humans have soooo much to learn. Thank you.
    (Report) Reply

  • Heather Wilkins (7/6/2013 7:29:00 PM)


    a good write on nature and keeping it alive. if nature lives-then all can live (Report) Reply

  • (6/3/2013 9:30:00 AM)


    Wonderful thoughts and ideas. (Report) Reply

  • Wahab Abdul (11/30/2012 12:20:00 PM)


    very good poem, i like it... (Report) Reply

  • Rigzin Namgyal (9/15/2012 4:39:00 AM)


    ..your poem gives a beautiful message..keep it up poet.. (Report) Reply

  • Shihabudheen K J (7/19/2012 2:56:00 AM)


    feels like the poet know the rhythm of the tree, its branches, twigs, roots and all.......a must read for nature lovers and a study material for kids....... (Report) Reply

  • Allemagne Roßmann (7/17/2012 11:28:00 AM)


    Nature cares.Humans do not.It explains that living organisms who think themselves intelligent are actually not worth it at a metaphysical level. (Report) Reply

  • Unwritten Soul (7/15/2012 10:11:00 AM)


    Great remark on your 100th, and the meaning and value is even more....Using words to make our brain function and appreciating is the best way to create harmony and to appreciate life....Such a great job! _Unwritten Soul (Report) Reply

  • Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (7/14/2012 9:57:00 PM)


    Mother Nature would oogle at these words, if she were a member....Nil, i'm likin' this fine..It moves like the breeze and its storyline and metaphoric play is simply simpatico! ~FjR~ (Report) Reply

  • Valerie Dohren (7/14/2012 4:45:00 PM)


    We can't live without our precious trees - great poem Nil. (Report) Reply

  • Kasia Fedyk (7/14/2012 11:12:00 AM)


    It is beautiful Nila, I love the trees they hug me when I am sad and give me so much comfort, I feel as they speak to me through their movement and I sway with the branches. This poem is pure expression of love for Mother Earth and our precious nature. Sublime! (Report) Reply

  • Kamal N. Baruah (7/14/2012 9:25:00 AM)


    really great style of giving a great message :) awesome (Report) Reply

  • Tarobinson1103@gmail.com Robinson (7/14/2012 2:18:00 AM)


    Congratulations! What a way to mark 100 strong.you have rooted your work in such a solid foundation that there can be no limit to future growth (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, July 14, 2012

Poem Edited: Saturday, July 14, 2012


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