chandra thiagarajan


Stretch Yourself


Perfect we are not born
Nor will we ever be
With an ability we are born
We can go beyond what we see.

Hence stretch the will within you
And reach far beyond your folding
Once stretched far and wide to the point of view
The new form will be lofty and gratifying..

You'll now be happily riding
Soon soaring high with wings
And will a new place be holding
Rejoicing at the fulfillment that brings.

Submitted: Thursday, March 14, 2013

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  • Silver Star - 3,062 Points Valerie Dohren (3/22/2013 12:00:00 PM)

    We are all capable of more than we think - good one Chandra. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,112 Points Diane Hine (3/20/2013 8:11:00 PM)

    Optimistic and inspirational - fine words! (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 607 Points Kavya . (3/18/2013 11:54:00 PM)

    great poem...rightly said that u we need to stretch ourselves and live life to the fullest. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 7,260 Points Neela Nath (3/15/2013 10:52:00 AM)

    Great poem with good advice.We should be openhearted and generous and must not be a frog of a well.Stupendous Ma'am. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 17,104 Points Valsa George (3/15/2013 4:14:00 AM)

    You have laid down a very valid theory in brief lines and choice words! The more we stretch, the greater will be our elasticity and resilience! ! (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,441 Points Dave Walker (3/14/2013 12:35:00 PM)

    A great poem, we must all see are far we can
    strerch ourselves. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,147 Points Thomas A Robinson (3/14/2013 12:13:00 PM)

    It is gratifying to accomplsh more than was given to you.
    Goals once thought to be unattainable with ingunity and dedication can become real.
    A very great feeling of satisfaction and pride. (Report) Reply

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