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DESIRE AND DESPAIR

Desire and despair
Are two sides
Of the same coin
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  • Geetha Jayakumar (1/29/2014 9:08:00 AM)

    Wonderful poem...Beautiful lines...
    To admit desire
    Is the cause of all despairs...Very true said. Loved reading it. I feel after a particular point of time in ones life following Buddhism can do much. Especially when one to detach from everything and from all worldly affairs. Loved reading it.

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  • Wahab Abdul (5/24/2013 3:03:00 AM)

    both you and buddha rightly said.. like it...

  • David Wood (4/19/2013 7:37:00 AM)

    A profound poem with deep meaning. A duality of lifes rich tapestry. A good write.

  • Www. Poemhunter.com/m-d-dinesh-nair-2 (11/9/2012 5:41:00 AM)

    The true meaning of life is substantiated by the ultimate mindset of every individual.
    Desire and despair are quite human and therefore lay platform for your philosophy of guidance. Well written Mr Prem Kumar.

  • Veeraiyah Subbulakshmi (4/15/2012 2:44:00 AM)

    Desire and despair are related, as the Hindu prince Buddha told, but he did not tell us how to live our life without desire, as everyone can not give up the desire and the bond of the family. If everyone become the monk, whom do we look, for the alms. Donating the ill gotten money will not eliminate our bad karma...Hinduism talks about life...but Buddhism talks about the despair of every meal! ! !

  • Narayanan Ramakrishnan (2/21/2011 11:41:00 PM)

    despair deposited in the minds earns us worries, that is the disintersting interest.
    Simple poem and clear expression of thoughts, nicely put.

  • Leela Devi (2/4/2011 4:31:00 AM)

    the message is subtle

  • Kevin Carney (12/19/2010 1:41:00 AM)

    Very nicely written. It makes one think about desire and despair. I like the way you tie your words to the teachings of Buddha. It's a great lesson and great write 10.

  • Nivedita Bagchi SPC UK (10/23/2010 10:26:00 AM)

    Nirvasana [zeroing desires] ~ Vedantic thought Lord Buddha extolled it …great thought thanks for sharing…Hon’ble Poet Premkumar-ji
    Regards
    Ms. Nivedita
    UK
    10/10

  • Vidyut Chakraborty (8/3/2010 10:28:00 AM)

    Superb Natural.The zen thing is the zing thing of buddhism.

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