Mihaela Pirjol


Desire - Poem by Mihaela Pirjol

We cannot aspire to that which is already dead,
And there is no solace in delusion;
We should save the present for future memories
Thus, to remember we had a life we lived.

No soul which is born alone and dies alone ever pertain
To anyone, on this mortal realm of mortals;
Nothing we are, but an evanescent breath of air;
Utopian significance of being insignificant.

How a superbus phallus in carnal pleasure dies,
That ephemeral all these earthly passions are;
Like the face of moon from dusk till dawn
When sun replace its ardour with other kind of warmth.

Why consume our breath in yearning, suspiration?
Desire's flames need oxygen, - and that will suffocate us;
The chastity of senses shall purge our spirits pure,
And rise above this Life whose claim is to endure.

Topic(s) of this poem: desire

Form: Quatrain


Comments about Desire by Mihaela Pirjol

  • Sranisha Francis Sranisha Francis (6/7/2016 3:56:00 AM)

    Beautiful, great are the words.
    The chastity of senses shall purge our spirits pure (Report) Reply

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  • Rajesh Thankappan Rajesh Thankappan (6/2/2016 10:30:00 AM)

    'Sense' pulls up us in various direction and as you have observed ' the chastity of senses shall purge our spirits pure.' Loved the poem with its great philosophical insights. (Report) Reply

  • Mihaela Pirjol Mihaela Pirjol (4/19/2016 6:08:00 AM)

    Thank you heartily, my fellow poets, for your felicitations! (Report) Reply

  • Rajnish Manga Rajnish Manga (4/19/2016 12:44:00 AM)

    A philosophy superbly constructed over a firm foundation with the bricks of experience and experimentation in life. This is greatly sensible. Thanks. I would like to quote a few lines:
    We should save the present for future memories
    Utopian significance of being insignificant.
    The chastity of senses shall purge our spirits pure, (Report) Reply

  • Ratnakar Mandlik (4/18/2016 11:21:00 PM)

    Heartiest Congrats on the Poem of the Day as also for composing this beautifully envisioned meaningful and thought provoking poem. (Report) Reply

  • Godfrey Morris Godfrey Morris (4/18/2016 6:45:00 PM)

    Beautifully was a pleasure reading. Very authentic words. (Report) Reply

  • Anil Kumar Panda Anil Kumar Panda (4/18/2016 11:18:00 AM)

    Rich with vocabulary this a nice poem. Liked it. (Report) Reply

  • Savita Tyagi (4/18/2016 10:12:00 AM)

    Great poem. Congratulations for its being poem of the day. (Report) Reply

  • Jayatissa K. Liyanage Jayatissa K. Liyanage (4/18/2016 9:05:00 AM)

    Influenced by greed,
    incensed by hate,
    confused by delusion,
    overcome by them,
    obsessed by mind,
    a man chooses for is own affliction,
    for others’ affliction,
    for the affliction of both,
    and experiences pain and grief.
    - Gauthama Buddha
    This is all about it. Nothing more to say. Your understanding about desire, places yourself aptly. Congratulations! X (Report) Reply

  • Mohammed Asim Nehal Mohammed Asim Nehal (4/18/2016 4:20:00 AM)

    Congrats MP! ! ! ! ! Your desire truly deserves this honour. A fantastic write as usual, filled with wise words and inspiration. LOVED IT. (Report) Reply

  • Manuel Llopis Manuel Llopis (4/18/2016 2:10:00 AM)

    Thanks for sharing :) (Report) Reply

  • Tom Billsborough (4/18/2016 1:21:00 AM)

    An extraordinarily thoughtful poem which deserves many readings. For that reason I shall include it in my favourite poems' list. Congratulations on achieving poem of the day. It is fully deserved.
    Tom Billsborough (Report) Reply

  • Kelly Kurt Kelly Kurt (4/18/2016 12:17:00 AM)

    Passion is from the same root as passive. One must not allow it to rule.
    Congrats on poem of the day (Report) Reply

    Kim Barney (4/18/2016 11:53:00 AM)

    Well said, Kelly. Such insight you have.

  • Tapan M. Saren Tapan M. Saren (4/18/2016 12:12:00 AM)

    You wrote a very good poem (Report) Reply

  • Dev Anand (3/12/2016 4:18:00 AM)

    The chastity of senses shall purge our spirits..
    wonderful way of expressing. superb in the use of words and communication of your themes... thank you dear poetess. dev (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis Edward Kofi Louis (2/29/2016 8:37:00 AM)

    To endure! With the desire of the truth. Nice piece of work. (Report) Reply

  • Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon (2/4/2016 11:48:00 AM)

    The chastity of senses shall purge our spirits pure,
    And rise above this life whose claim is to endure. Lovely lines my friend in a lovely poem. (Report) Reply

  • Dimitrios Galanis Dimitrios Galanis (1/11/2016 1:56:00 AM)

    In english ''Very leaves are we cast to the ground by wind''Homer Il.6,146 Οίη περ φύλλων γεννεή τοίη δε και ανδρών.... (Report) Reply

  • Govinda Rimal Govinda Rimal (12/31/2015 8:09:00 AM)

    We cannot aspire to that which is already dead,
    And there is no solace in delusion;
    We should save the present for future memories
    Thus, to remember we had a life we lived..... thank you so much for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Dr.subhendu Kar Dr.subhendu Kar (11/30/2015 11:51:00 AM)

    We cannot aspire to that which is already dead,
    And there is no solace in delusion; ................

    The chastity of senses shall purge our spirits pure,
    And rise above this Life whose claim is to endure. as very words of wisdom when man has to follow in his life so as to lead a flawless living, yet wisely said. thanks for sharing (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, December 14, 2014

Poem Edited: Tuesday, April 19, 2016


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