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Rekha Mandagere


Amoeba Messages


Once man was gifted with great time and mind
To feel for fellowman’s joys, miseries with no foul
Those were the glorious moments only to find
Life in full, spirits in zeal and relationships in soul
Full of glories, victories and flair for Hanuman tales

This Digital age man found busy every moment
Slave of comforts, hurried life, passes heartless comment
Dressed Half, fed half and giving others half a smile
Sour at heart but sweet tongued talk spreads a mile
No great deals, witnessing an age of Amoeba messages!

Submitted: Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Edited: Friday, May 27, 2011

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  • Merlin Thattil (8/10/2011 12:03:00 AM)

    Time and tide waits for none.Man rush to keep in track with time.This poem highlights the deteriorating moral values in the modern world during the mans rush.
    Good work.Keep writing. (Report) Reply

  • Priyanka Agrawalla (7/13/2011 12:14:00 AM)

    very well written Rekha :) yes..the man of the stone age lived and enjoyed actually more than us!

    But I cudnt get..wat ameoba messages is... explain plz.. (Report) Reply

  • Unwritten Soul (4/24/2011 10:53:00 AM)

    Sound so scientific hahaha I love this piece... :) i agree all people here say but Bernard i want give it double marks :) ..The part of Hanuman make me laugh a little it sounds like a modern tale :) Amoeba Messages? what a title a lil hook there to read :) :) i like and like it more_Unwritten Soul (Report) Reply

  • Mohammad Akmal Nazir (4/19/2011 11:10:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem indicating the degrading moral values in the society. The rise of cosumerism has pushed back the old values of the society.
    Today's man is running after wealth and luxuries. He has forgotten his aim why he is sent in this world.
    I like the way you have composed the whole poem.
    Very poignant write indeed.
    Thanks for sharing.....
    A fine......10 (Report) Reply

  • Ron S King (4/19/2011 7:16:00 AM)

    This is so true. Time is such a constant message of speed and a servant of capitalism, I thank God I am not a materialist and my only concern is for a time to dream and create poetry. Thank you for this lovey write.
    Ron. (Report) Reply

  • Marcus Mckinley (4/19/2011 4:51:00 AM)

    a very insightful poem on todays lifestyle. i for one am not an instant message kind of guy. i still prefer a face to face conversation enjoying the beauty of humanity.

    nicely done (Report) Reply

  • Antonio Liao (4/18/2011 10:00:00 PM)

    Wow! a navigation of Life...it encompasses the beauty of existence; a feeling of
    satisfaction embedded the human race....thank you and God bless...a 10 +++ (Report) Reply

  • Bernard Snyder (4/18/2011 9:53:00 PM)

    I so agree with you on this poem. We are truly always in a rush it seems. This is a beautifully written poem Rekha! I'm definitely giving it a 10! Thanks for sharing such fine work! Keep it coming. (Report) Reply

  • Jon Arno (4/18/2011 7:00:00 PM)

    Great poem Rekha! I wish we could all put the brakes on the speed with which we do everything and learn from the lessons of our ancestors. (Report) Reply

  • Elena Sandu (4/18/2011 3:34:00 AM)

    Is there anyone not to agree that man tries too hard to catch up with the speed we've got? Meanwhile loosing the essence of life? As time goes fast we have no chance to make memories and then after we've gone, the dear ones can only praise our bones.. Yes we need big changes, we need to stop, take time to look around and ask ourself: what's more important? Keeping up with speedy times or try let out the treasure of the heart? Love, with great love that's how we shall treat everything even the time! If time is loved may slow down and keep around, that is my hope..
    10.Thank you for share, good written poem, my dear friend! (Report) Reply

  • Narayanan Ramakrishnan (4/15/2011 1:59:00 AM)

    True; abosolutely true. Man has no time, nowadays, for good thing in life. Plastic smiles in miles and hypocrism has vanished the goodness and what all remains a pales shadow of his former self. Narayanan. (Report) Reply

  • Hans Vr (4/12/2011 8:59:00 AM)

    This is a very nice poem. I think it has a very clear message that contains lots of wisdom. Somehow, I can feel the power and postive motion of a certain kindness movement. I think that the world is slowly getting better. Poems like this can certainly contribute to the kindness revolution (Report) Reply

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