Palas Kumar Ray

Rookie - 288 Points (20-05-1963 / India)

Bad Time Is Sure To Come - Poem by Palas Kumar Ray

In your life, in your home, you don't solicit
You don't wish, but I come, I pay my visit.

None I forget or forebode, rich or poor
None I forgive or forgo, I knock the door.

You pave my way, or I make my own
But I come, I don't care you frown.

You don't like my presence, you say "No"
But I can't delay or defer, I go

Wherever I wish, whenever I like
Your anguish I don't care, I strike.

I rob your belongings, shatter your hope
I laugh as you sob, I leave you mope.

I destroy your dream, your peace of mind
I tear your joy, I'm cruel, I'm unkind.

I'm destined, sure to come, I'm merciless
I'll come. I'll take my dues, leave you helpless.

I'll give you deep sorrow, pain and grief
Friends will desert you, or pretend to be deaf.

Fear me, beware me of, know me very well
I'm your bad time, certain to come, very near I dwell.

© Palas Kumar Ray.All rights reserved. 

Topic(s) of this poem: time

Comments about Bad Time Is Sure To Come by Palas Kumar Ray

  • Rookie - 0 Points Mamta Agarwal (5/4/2009 3:28:00 AM)

    there are rhythms in life, and bad times are sure to come. at times i feel some have their cup of sorrow overflowing. well that's life- unfair. we have to play the cards we have been dealt. very honest and realistic poem

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  • Rookie Tsira Goge (1/14/2009 12:00:00 PM)

    It is remarkable poems... Too severe and exacting which will make this fine... 10....../ Palas, thanks for the comment.../
    Best wishes,
    Tsira (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Reshma Ramesh (12/23/2008 10:00:00 AM)

    sure to come........testing our strength.................well penned (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 177 Points Sathyanarayana M V S (10/17/2008 2:04:00 AM)

    Another great piece........High quality poetry. This poem reminds:
    ' To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven/ A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted..........'
    OLD TESTAMENT (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 14 Points Reetesh Sabr (9/29/2008 9:22:00 AM)

    RAAHI MANWA DUKH KI CHINTA KYON SATAATI HAI, DUKH TO APNA SAATHI HAI..i think it ehoes the same message but with a lil twist! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Mamta Agarwal (8/23/2008 7:52:00 AM)

    rhythms of life.
    pain and pleasure
    follow one another.

    don't get attached to either.take life as it comes.Palas a very fine composition.10=
    Mamta (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 96 Points Vidyadhara ..... (8/17/2008 8:41:00 AM)

    Good and bad are two sides of the coin...... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Moushumi moushumi (8/17/2008 8:26:00 AM)

    i forgot to tell u that i shared this particular poem to someone who have been fighting a very bad time. u r always thoughtful & real friend of all of us. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,390 Points Indira Renganathan (8/11/2008 10:34:00 AM)

    I pray for everybody to the Almighty.Writing is good but not this kind of a subject cautioning too strong (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Ivor Hogg (8/2/2008 2:49:00 PM)

    very very true Palas but bad times pass eventually always and the sun shines again.True friends stand by you the others are not worth uy of your friendship (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 10 Points Richard Howardson (7/6/2008 3:20:00 PM)

    its so true, bad time always comes, in each n every person's life, rich or poor. gr8 work here. give it a 10. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 48 Points Aswathi Nair K (6/29/2008 7:10:00 AM)

    very very true. each of us will go through times like these atleast once in our lives. n so goes the local saying 'success is relative; the more success the more relatives'

    best wishes
    take care
    aswathi (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points God's Angel Reason For The Season (6/24/2008 5:19:00 AM)

    Really Very Nice Poem..Keep it up (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 12 Points Onelia Avelar (6/23/2008 3:25:00 PM)

    I see you blossoming through your poems...even the bad time`s sure to come... you managed to create one of your best poems inspired by the bad times sure to come (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Amanda Gutierrez-chavez (6/23/2008 2:53:00 PM)

    I love this poem its wonderful and very well writen
    its very unique (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Bianca J. Walker (6/23/2008 1:46:00 PM)

    The truth was spoken! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 118 Points Rani Turton (6/23/2008 1:44:00 PM)

    Bit difficult to accept that bad times will necessarily come, but it's important to know how to deal with it. Penned well. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,853 Points Seema Chowdhury (6/23/2008 11:28:00 AM)

    nicely penned poem. but always remember this is only half the truth of life. the other half is also waiting for you. just have an eye to see and ears to hear. good luck.... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Coach Roth (6/23/2008 11:06:00 AM)

    Here's to the bad times...nicely stated and right on target...Coach (Report) Reply

  • Rookie K. V. Venkataramana (6/23/2008 10:55:00 AM)

    'Bad time' - rightly said and nicely expressed. A beautiful poem by a gifted poet. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, June 22, 2008

Poem Edited: Thursday, June 5, 2014

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