veeraiyah subbulakshmi


The Worth.. - Poem by veeraiyah subbulakshmi

What is your worth?
Is it as good as diamonds?
Cut and polished,
To have been displayed,
With a price tag,
When you are changed,
From hand to hand,
is your price doubled?

What is your worth?
When you are a plasticized heavy rock,
And the beating hammers,
Are regularly broken and cracked,
Stubborn as the outer orbital,
Grouped in sheds of sunken bombs,
Crumbled on your own to be the sand,
Lie under the feet and have no value.


Comments about The Worth.. by veeraiyah subbulakshmi

  • Silver Star - 3,250 Points Pradip Chattopadhyay (12/19/2013 6:19:00 AM)

    evaluation in the scale of humanity can only show the true worth. powerful poem. (Report) Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • Gold Star - 43,772 Points Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (12/18/2013 6:36:00 PM)

    Lie under the feet and have no value...... nice lines...10

    realize the worth
    when there is dearth
    of good people
    who rescues you from trouble (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 7,607 Points Tirupathi Chandrupatla (12/18/2013 10:14:00 AM)

    Beautifully presented. We may add Are you worth the penny you placed in the hands of the needy? . Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Sellamuthu Kandasamy (12/18/2013 8:41:00 AM)

    good, I enjoyed your poem, keep it up (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,769 Points Paul Brookes (12/18/2013 2:14:00 AM)

    Great Poem. Indeed we sometimes value the wrong things and look where we've landed up. We arrive with nothing and depart the same way gathering of wealth does us no good. (Report) Reply

Read all 5 comments »



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?



Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 17, 2013



[Hata Bildir]