Gajanan Mishra

Gold Star - 162,486 Points (3rd April 19sixty / Tikapali, Patnagarh, Balangir, Odisha, India now at Tapobana, Titilagarh, Odisha, India)

A Good Poet - Poem by Gajanan Mishra

A good poet.
Who is a good poet?
Is good poet sinless?
Who is sinless?
And what is a sin?
Who is free from
Obtuseness, inactivity
Heedlessness and delusion?

And what is a poem?
What is it like?
Who is writing poems?
Is poem in love?
And what is love
In this world of passions
Attachment, aversion.

Is poet happy?
Ask the poet and
The answer you received
Is not his
Hearing the answer
Are you in tranquility.
A good poet
A good poet.

Topic(s) of this poem: poetic expression

Form: Dramatic Monologue

Poet's Notes about The Poem

good poet, rare to find.

Comments about A Good Poet by Gajanan Mishra

  • (10/11/2016 3:58:00 AM)

    A good approach to know a poet and mankind (Report) Reply

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  • Robert Murray Smith (9/20/2016 5:57:00 AM)

    A very good analysis of poets.+++10

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  • (8/29/2016 1:46:00 PM)

    I ask myself this every time I write a poem. I really enjoyed this poem. Well thought out...equally well delivered. (Report) Reply

  • Rose Kanana (8/25/2016 11:44:00 AM)

    Good rhetorical questions....poetry reflects the society and the poet is part of the society (Report) Reply

  • Istabraq Al Ahmadi (7/4/2016 10:08:00 AM)

    The poet is the trailblazer of truth who carrys the whole world in his heart and over his/her shoulders while traveling uphill accompanied by love. Thanks a lot for your well written and well chosen subject! You can have a look on my poems. (Report) Reply

  • Bri Edwards (5/15/2016 9:37:00 PM)

    Is poem in love? OR "poet" in love?? Bri : ) (Report) Reply

  • Subhas Chandra Chakra (4/15/2016 2:20:00 AM)

    A poet is second to God.
    Like Sage Vishwamitra He can create a heaven all by himself.
    The difference is that he loves to accommodate any one loves to visit or dwell there.
    Thanks for the poem.
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  • Cigeng Zhang (3/14/2016 8:33:00 PM)

    A good poet is the most passionate voice of his (her) beautiful heart. Thanks for the poem. (Report) Reply

  • Mithilesh Yadav (3/1/2016 7:14:00 PM)

    A poet is mirrior and poem are reflections......... Reflection of all those which stands in front of mirrior.......... True alwayas (Report) Reply

  • (1/5/2016 12:33:00 PM)

    o poet you wanna be

    IF a poet is not romantic
    if he has not done that
    what you call sin
    yet do it daily
    and painters cum poets
    women must strip
    then see what inspiration
    you can beget
    to be a poet painter perfect
    to be able to visualise
    what within veils and veils of clothing lies
    how can you compare
    a rose with a lotus
    how will you smell the fragrance
    enjoy the aromas
    unless you have enjoyed a woman

    No, not in lust alone
    but love true
    followed by lust too
    else what kind of a poet
    will ever be you
    unless you have your mind juiced
    And lovely desires induced
    only then can you be a poet like me
    ask me what sex and sin is
    all of you must not hypocrites be
    love a woman then see
    how poetry flows
    from you to me
    (Report) Reply

  • Ernest Makuakua (12/28/2015 4:17:00 AM)

    poet is one who writes a poem and reads it recites it, a poet apoet is an actor singer dancer a poet is everything in one but still a poet could be more and no a poet is not sinless

    i love the peace
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  • (12/8/2015 4:41:00 AM)

    Sir, i like ur poem (Report) Reply

  • (12/2/2015 7:51:00 AM)

    Nice one (Report) Reply

  • Heenal Vora (11/2/2015 8:56:00 PM)

    Nice poems good write up (Report) Reply

  • Heenal Vora (11/2/2015 8:56:00 PM)

    Noce poem (Report) Reply

  • Nyota Yasulwe (8/17/2015 3:57:00 AM)

    A good poem. A good tribute to good poets! (Report) Reply

  • Joseph Dela Sulh (losembe) (8/6/2015 12:53:00 PM)

    Nicely penned. That is a good work (Report) Reply

  • (7/2/2015 10:12:00 PM)

    Excellent poem on the elusiveness of the poet's vision and how reality avoids the clever linguistic cages we make for it. (Report) Reply

  • Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon (5/11/2015 12:38:00 PM)

    A very unique and creative composition my friend! (Report) Reply

  • Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (4/29/2015 7:44:00 PM)

    Is poet happy?
    Ask the poet and, , nice lines..10
    and let
    expression to meet
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Poem Submitted: Friday, June 7, 2013

Poem Edited: Tuesday, January 6, 2015

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