gajanan mishra

(3rd April 19sixty / Tikapali, Patnagarh, Balangir, Odisha, India now at Tapobana, Titilagarh, Odisha, India)

Smile For Peace


Smile
Smile and smile
Like lily like jasmine
Like rose like champak
Like lotus like sunflower
O my dear, smile and smile.
With smile love emerges
With smile you become united
With smile you are in peace
Remember no dog smile
Remember no corpse smile
Heart-full smile is a necessity.
Smile smile
And smile smile
Remember my dear smile not
Like Draupadi that would
Be a prime cause of a great war
You are here for peace nor for war.

Submitted: Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

For peace not for war

Comments about this poem (Smile For Peace by gajanan mishra )

Enter the verification code :

  • Douglas Scotney (8/13/2013 9:40:00 PM)

    When she realised she couldn't be stripped
    did she smile at the power she had
    to smile at a man, then refuse him?
    That Goddess of Teasing, Gaji,
    did she abuse that power she had? (Report) Reply

Read all 2 comments »

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

New Poems

  1. August Month, Rimni chakravarty
  2. Prej lindjes së një fëmije, skender iljaz braka
  3. Little Girl, Kyle Schlicher
  4. Deep Water Haiku Trilogy, Kyle Schlicher
  5. I tease, hasmukh amathalal
  6. the sinful lover, RIC S. BASTASA
  7. retriever for a pet (very rough), lee fones
  8. Iraq in History, Ima Ryma
  9. the yes in me, RIC S. BASTASA
  10. Kalidasa, Gangadharan nair Pulingat..

Poem of the Day

poet Sara Teasdale

I thought of you and how you love this beauty,
And walking up the long beach all alone
I heard the waves breaking in measured thunder
As you and I once heard their monotone.

...... Read complete »

   
[Hata Bildir]