Treasure Island

Savita Tyagi


Powers Lie In Us


Endowed with knowledge we
Acquire the power of a counselor.

Cultivating equanimity we
Develop power of a negotiator.

Creating wealth we learn to
Value labor of a tradesman.

Building weapons we foresee
The power of a protector.

Resting in endurance is the
Secret power of survival.

Honoring work we cherish
Cooperative power of building.

Imagination is the miraculous gift
Lies in there the power of a dreamer.

Loving each other we know
The responsibility of nurturing.

Love is the foundation to build
Upon all the positives above.

Submitted: Monday, August 11, 2014

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  • Akhtar Jawad (8/23/2014 12:28:00 PM)

    Love is the foundation to build
    Upon all the positives above.
    A lovely write describing powers a man posses and no doubt love is above all. (Report) Reply

  • Amitava Sur (8/23/2014 4:46:00 AM)

    Very rightly you said Savita - true eye opener.

    I write some few lines from one of my poems.......

    Though we know what is good,
    We are inclined to the worst! !

    Humility with wisdom and knowledge
    Should be the burner in our hand. (Report) Reply

  • Geetha Jayakumar (8/21/2014 11:42:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem. Very true said, Powers lie in us. Though our experiences in our lives we learn a lot and we keep on adding our knowledge to it. Imagination, intuition, love, pain, hatred, everything lies in us.
    Loved the lines.......

    Love is the foundation to build
    Upon all the positives above......
    Loved reading it. Thanks for sharing with us. (Report) Reply

  • Md Asadullah (8/16/2014 2:28:00 AM)

    The title tells it all Powers Lie In Us , we just need to realize our hidden potential, thanks for sharing :) (Report) Reply

  • Aftab Alam Khursheed (8/15/2014 11:57:00 AM)

    Everything within us..power love cruelty all within us howwe are using it carries the meaning what we are love the poem (Report) Reply

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