chandra thiagarajan


Reputation


Like a shadow is reputation
If you chase the shadow
It will elude you in consternation.

If you work for fame
You’ll be disappointed
Like chasing the shadow game.

Only when you tread the path
Of Dharma and Spirituality’s by- path
Fame you will perforce find
And with repute you will be assigned.

Submitted: Thursday, September 05, 2013
Edited: Friday, September 06, 2013

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  • Bronze Star - 6,759 Points Valsa George (9/6/2013 3:39:00 AM)

    A very pithy write, full of meaning, perfect in diction and rhyme, exposing your noble mind set! A sparkling GEM of truth and wisdom! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 69 Points Kavya . (9/6/2013 2:02:00 AM)

    a very nice message to the world mam.........excellent lines
    If you work for fame
    You’ll be disappointed
    Like chasing the shadow game. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 3,093 Points Geetha Jayakumar (9/5/2013 11:30:00 PM)

    Poem with Great message.. I should take it first..Do your work by choosing right path but dont chase behind shadow...I loved it the way you have explained..Great poem.
    Thanks you Ma'm for the inspiring comments for my poems... (Report) Reply

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