Samanyan Lakshminarayanan


*a Small ' I ' And A Big ' Me' - Poem by Samanyan Lakshminarayanan

I have these two in me
a SMALL 'I' and a big 'me'
they both co-exist in me

The SMALL 'I' is a pampered species
the big 'me' we may think is an endangered species
the SMALL endangers the big...we may think so..though
the big is a humble fellow...
he would never ever go
he is a different kind of fellow

The SMALL ' I' has a lover..dear FEAR
she would never let anybody near...
not even the big buddy for sure
she creates a sphere for the SMALL' I' to retire
the small fellow will operate only from here
the SMALL 'I' needs it all for dear
assurance..security..and all for sure

A day would come when she would be seen..
in her true colour
A day would come when the SMALL 'I' would
see the true picture
A day will come when 'LOVE' totally takes over

That day when
the small 'i' and the BIG 'ME'....
will start to live up to their name


Comments about *a Small ' I ' And A Big ' Me' by Samanyan Lakshminarayanan

  • Rookie Krishnarasa Seshadri (2/27/2010 8:23:00 PM)

    Psychology in poem! i wonder what made you think as u did! (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 22 Points Sasidharan Vellat Menon (12/31/2009 3:08:00 AM)

    Two in one concept expressed very poetically and efficiently.
    Great.10+ (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 431 Points Patti Masterman (10/30/2009 10:15:00 PM)

    This is clever and entertaining, Samanyan. Thank you.(smile) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Pandian Angelina (7/12/2009 1:34:00 PM)

    Wow! I do not marvel how well you write
    I only marvel how deep you think
    And that thought you give form
    In the depths of your soul!
    Angel (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 21 Points Priyanka Bhowmick (6/9/2009 8:47:00 AM)

    the poetic difference betn I n me well compared in dis poem.. lovely piece..10 up. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Christina Phan (4/24/2009 11:32:00 AM)

    It was fantastic
    well done
    9+
    (: (Report) Reply

  • Rookie rago rago (4/10/2009 5:26:00 AM)

    you have coloured the poetic skills......very very very nice........ (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Alvita Slim (4/1/2009 10:35:00 AM)

    i like this one very spoken in our own words...as if it flowed out like how a river over flows a bridge...life like.... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Reshma Ramesh (4/1/2009 8:25:00 AM)

    very well penned............... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Sarvesh Kulkarni (3/28/2009 8:49:00 AM)

    yes...very true....wonderful poem....everybody longs for that day...
    thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 142 Points Joseph Poewhit (3/27/2009 11:58:00 AM)

    The self and the ego are the things of I and ME. I run into them myself also. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 145 Points Leslie Alexis (heaven Is My Home) (3/26/2009 12:59:00 PM)

    this is just brilliant... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 87 Points Kesav Easwaran (3/24/2009 5:43:00 AM)

    The soul inside the body and its inevitable imminent departure...liked the philosophy you pictured here...10 (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 168 Points Sathyanarayana M V S (3/23/2009 3:09:00 AM)

    Sir,
    Sometimes the small 'I' to realize the big 'me', it may take several incarnations too. What a beautiful poem it is, symbolically telling the importance of 'Atman' and the 'Sthula Shariram'. Great poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 50 Points Tara Chettur (3/22/2009 11:50:00 PM)

    TO ME I IS MORE SELF CENTERED, ME IS LESS WORDLY..
    YOUR POEM IS A BIT DIFFERENT, MAKES ONE TO THINK ABOUT IT 10+ (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,167 Points Rm. Shanmugam Chettiar (3/22/2009 11:40:00 PM)

    The poem could be still better if the big me was defined. good. shan (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Chitra - (3/20/2009 10:57:00 AM)

    two sides of a coin, a thematic write on the various dimensions of 'Self' (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 47 Points Meggie Gultiano (3/20/2009 9:18:00 AM)

    hello Sam,
    perfectly done to a T..you did it, and i understand it.Two sides of a coin, and i agree everything what my dearest friend Sandra said in her comments..Just write on..I love your works.
    hugs,
    meggie (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 20 Points Fay Slimm (3/20/2009 8:48:00 AM)

    What a novel way to look at the two sides of self - and your piece does the subject justice Sam. - - - well written - - a ten from me.........10 Fay. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Lynda Robson (3/20/2009 7:45:00 AM)

    Brilliant Sam, another fascinating write, self analysis of a different kind
    10
    Lynda xx (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, March 19, 2009

Poem Edited: Saturday, April 4, 2009


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