Indira Renganathan


Anger a Boomerang destructive..
To self own itself an enemy afflicted
Never can anger bond with the opponent
Instead can acquire grudgeful resentment
What else than being angry, angered then..
A thought of 'why' could be
Erratic, errorful itself On self own
Than on others erratic, errorful
O'dear friend
Attest, can any one
Pray thereso by self's conscience
For no anger, no sin
O'dear friend
Attest, can anyone erroless...yes
So if there, pervades then love wholesome
A Boomerang constructive sans anger
O'dear friend, you decide on a Boomerang
Constructive or destructive..

Submitted: Saturday, May 23, 2009
Edited: Friday, June 24, 2011

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  • Gold Star - 19,125 Points Chinedu Dike (11/12/2014 5:17:00 PM)

    For every action, there is a reaction. Boomerang is a law of nature, the law of retributive justice. You captured the consequences of anger very well. A lovely poem written with insight. Thanks for sharing. Please read my poem MANDELA - THE IMMORTAL ICON. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Ranjit Ravindran (9/26/2009 10:48:00 AM)

    'Pray thereso by self's conscience
    For no anger, no sin'

    Liked these lines the most because anger, being a type of reflex action, requires divine intervention to be vanquished. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 69 Points Sathyanarayana M V S (6/29/2009 10:36:00 PM)

    Thanks for this wonderful poem Madam. A powerful submission. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Rangarajan Kazhiyur Mannar (6/8/2009 11:44:00 PM)

    It's a class apart! Commendable effort to bring forth the danger of anger; contextually superb with 'boomerang' mixed in to bring home the ill effects of anger being inflicted on the innocents! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Existential Despair (6/5/2009 2:29:00 PM)

    An interesting play of words expertly pinned to views most commonly missed (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Raj Nandy (5/31/2009 8:51:00 AM)

    Very true, 'Boomerang' can be construtive or destructive depending upon the
    intensions of the thrower! I WOULD LIKE TO CONDEMN THE UNPROVOKED
    -RAJ NANDY (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Alison Cassidy (5/27/2009 11:45:00 PM)

    This clever poem about the inevitable karmic consequences of anger is very well thought out and cleverly presented. As an Australian, I particularly enjoyed your boomerang metaphor. As ye sow, so shall ye reap. May love's boomerang return to its sender in abundance. Love, Allie ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 8 Points Anjali Sinha (5/27/2009 11:07:00 AM)

    constructive yes
    your poem is wonderful
    ill heed your advice
    a tenner from meeeeeeeee anjuuuuuuu (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 62 Points Kesav Easwaran (5/23/2009 10:25:00 AM)

    good advice all through...inspirational wrtie, Indira...well said, anger is an enemy to self indeed...10 (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 936 Points Saadat Tahir (5/23/2009 7:48:00 AM)

    hi indira
    just picked you up great
    great potery... im doing your first poem an am impressed
    great idea nice flow...msg as powerful as the thud of a boomerang hitting home
    cheers (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Catrina Heart (5/23/2009 5:30:00 AM)

    O'dear friend, you decide on a Boomerang
    Constructive or destructive..
    nice thoughtful advice..............10+++ (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Samanyan Lakshminarayanan (5/23/2009 5:16:00 AM)

    anger does too makes us small like fear...bharathiar has said practice anger but that anger is for a common cause...lovely write mam...please read my
    'the oldest pair', 'the weapon-ahimsa' (Report) Reply

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