gajanan mishra

Gold Star - 33,957 Points (3rd April 19sixty / Tikapali, Patnagarh, Balangir, Odisha, India now at Tapobana, Titilagarh, Odisha, India)

A Deer Loses Its Life - Poem by gajanan mishra

A deer loses its life
As it absorbed in
The musical sounds by hunter.

A fish loses its life
As it eats the bait
Offered by the fisherman.

An elephant loses its independence
While satisfying its genitals
With a female elephant.

O my dear, the more you try
To satisfy your senses
The more you become morose.


Poet's Notes about The Poem

gratifying the sense organs means more harassment

Comments about A Deer Loses Its Life by gajanan mishra

  • Veteran Poet - 1,192 Points Josey Alfred (5/6/2015 11:50:00 PM)

    Thank you for the poem, this information is new to me, in a few lines you have explained many secrets of the nature in nutshell, and the consequences of going after satisfying the scenes. Very good poem once again my thanks. (Report) Reply

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  • Veteran Poet - 1,251 Points Piyush Dey (7/29/2014 11:23:00 PM)

    there is a profound depth in these words, this will make someone really think.
    i got what you wanted to convey through this wonderful poem.
    i like your ink. nice write. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 28,963 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (4/23/2014 7:55:00 AM)

    More good is freedom and curtailing freedom for pleasure's sake is sometimes makes the senses in bad situation and the poem is very nice and wonderful in creating the perfect situations of loss of freedom even for an elephant who is mighty and big and also powerful. I doesn't like to go further and I interested it very much. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 8,398 Points Bri Edwards (4/7/2014 12:11:00 PM)

    should we, readers, assume from this poem that the poet either does not seek to gratify his sense organs OR that he accepts more harassment? ? ? hmmm? it is true that having sex for pleasure's sake can involve sacrifices as well, and that is (sometimes) true with other pleasures; i believe the poet's note should say sometimes. . the fish satisfying its hunger ends up a little worse off, i think, than does the man/woman who has sex with another person.

    i didn't understand the first stanza/title. ok, i reread it. i think you mean some hunters use animal calls or other noises to attract the animal which is hunted, and, when the animal responds to the music by exposing itself to the hunter, it may be killed.

    well, this should be a warning to us readers. but i still plan to eat more ice cream in my lifetime.
    thanks for sharing. :) (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 37,871 Points Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (12/30/2013 7:24:00 PM)

    A fish loses its life
    As it eats the bait
    Offered by the fisherman.... nice one...10

    one should not fall to greed
    even it is essential to feed
    the care must be taken to see
    why is it provided free? (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 198 Points Stan Petrovich (11/7/2013 4:00:00 AM)

    Fascinating, esp. about the elephant. Is that true? (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, October 28, 2013

Poem Edited: Wednesday, July 30, 2014


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