Vijay Sai

Freshman - 607 Points (30 12 1975 / Trichy, South India)

Crying Cactus - Poem by Vijay Sai

Though I am full of thorns
Nobody dares to think
I too have a tender heart inside!

Comments about Crying Cactus by Vijay Sai

  • Kewayne Wadley (6/19/2015 6:15:00 AM)

    Perfection captured in a few lines! Very touching as most wouldn't care to think, rather than the appearence of things (Report) Reply

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  • (8/31/2014 10:46:00 AM)

    Sheer truth in a few lines! I loved it! (Report) Reply

  • Sarojini Pattayat (5/1/2013 12:39:00 PM)

    Nice touching poem.Expression of emotion in few word really attracts.Best wishes. (Report) Reply

  • (1/12/2013 9:39:00 AM)

    aww this is sweet but also so right and it clearly shows how most people nowadays just look on the outside for beauty. (Report) Reply

  • Sandy Player (12/26/2012 5:32:00 AM)

    The poor cactus, filled with water on the inside yet avoided for it's spikes. The poem seems to hint that the spikes were put in by someone else and that it isn't it's fault. Nice little poem. We'll forget the fact the water packing the inside of a cactus is poisonus too :) (Report) Reply

  • Mohamed Alpha Ba (8/1/2012 12:12:00 PM)

    nice and perfect its is really good (Report) Reply

  • Res John Burman (7/31/2012 8:08:00 AM)

    Ha Ha I love that one Vijay, and so very true. Regards ~ Res (Report) Reply

  • Onon Sarker (4/16/2012 8:37:00 AM)

    nice yaar. really nice... (Report) Reply

  • Adeline Foster (4/15/2012 3:23:00 PM)

    I don't often agree with those who wish to rewrite others' work, but sometimes I do. Some poems are not worth a rewrite. this one is. I agree with Elysabeth below. The Nobody deserves a rethink.
    Read mine - O Dearest Love -
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  • Urshula Davis (3/25/2012 5:46:00 PM)

    This is beautiful..the title really does a lot for it! (Report) Reply

  • (3/21/2012 8:22:00 PM)

    I see what you've done there. Going for utter simplicity. Well done. I read a couple more of your poems, and see that you are also a sensitive soul in this harsh world of ours. I wonder what can come of this. Thanks for the invite. (Report) Reply

  • (3/19/2012 8:25:00 PM)

    Splendid metaphors... and glorious images!
    hard and prickly protection but inside like everything else a soft heart
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  • (3/17/2012 1:40:00 PM)

    though sounds sad, but good for it,
    for it's tender heart it survives in the desert.
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  • (3/17/2012 1:35:00 PM)

    well well that one sounds sad, the cactus good for it,
    it has a tender heart that is why it to survives in the desert.
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  • Elysabeth Faslund (3/17/2012 1:33:00 PM)

    Well, I DID leave a comment! What is going on now?

    I am too full of thorns.
    Who dares think
    a tender heart inside?

    You have a marvelous poem there. Hope this helps you take out some of the wordiness. I hope this helps.
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  • Elysabeth Faslund (3/17/2012 1:28:00 PM)

    Meter is 6-6-9...this is haiku/senryu.

    I am full of thorns.
    Who dares think
    a tender heart inside.[[[period]]]]]does this help you tighten this wonderful poem? ? ? Just a thought! ! !
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  • (11/12/2011 1:11:00 PM)

    Well said.
    I wish the cactus said something more, its qualities abound, you see...
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  • (6/22/2010 6:07:00 AM)

    Unfortunately Vijay, world goes by superficial look not what z internal, well said! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • (5/21/2010 3:19:00 AM)

    that is great. it is very poetic (Report) Reply

  • (4/21/2010 8:23:00 AM)

    Beautiful haiku

    wonderfully written
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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 14, 2010

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