Seema Chowdhury

(14th September,1971 / Dhaka, Bangladesh)

% Pillar Of Strength


Lightning
Furious wind
Thunder
And whirlwind
Will all come in your life...
But
Don't let you tremble...
Be strong and determined
And be the pillar of strength

And live the life you dream
And turn your fears into faith
And then you'll see
When you can't stop the waves
You can at least
Let yourself
Learn to surf
To survive....

And don't let cold and bitter wind
To stop your smooth flow
From meeting an exciting adventure ahead
Just be the pillar of strength
And shed all your insecurities
And limitations
Of life.......

Submitted: Wednesday, November 19, 2008
Edited: Tuesday, May 10, 2011

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  • Chitra - (11/29/2008 8:09:00 AM)

    what a strong write, building those much needed pillars in my mind. (Report) Reply

  • Rm. Shanmugam Chettiar (11/26/2008 11:13:00 PM)

    When you can't stop the waves
    You can atleast
    Learn to surf
    To survive....
    these lines are enough to outlline your content. nice. one suggession 'let you' to 'let yourself' (Report) Reply

  • Ben Gieske (11/26/2008 2:35:00 PM)

    The opening images are vivid and imaginative.
    I like this part too: When you can't stop the waves
    You can at least
    Learn to surf
    To survive... (Report) Reply

  • Aijaz Asif (11/20/2008 3:58:00 AM)

    another superb and motivational write ma'am with a very powerful start which i luvd most...yes so true all the bad things comes in ones life cause its the part of nature....thanks 10+++

    rgds asif (Report) Reply

  • Ahmad Shiddiqi (11/20/2008 2:51:00 AM)

    combining of nature's wilderness and humankind's fragile and never surrender-spirit! wonderful! keep writing! could you read and comment on my newest poems such as Song To Society and Tokyo Touch and other new poems, please? Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Salu Salu (11/20/2008 1:37:00 AM)

    'When you can't stop the waves
    You can atleast
    Learn to surf' ...... your pragmatic philosophy is very much welcom to win the game of living.................rgrds/salu (Report) Reply

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