Neela Nath Das


What For? - Poem by Neela Nath Das

The ash will stay
as residue,
neither I can stop,
nor anyone of you.
Our home will be
filled with laughter,
where I'll be
not near
or far!
Ah! if there is,
another world,
between life-death,
cleverly furled,
it's no use of
our dreams' desires.
How could we feel,
our love and fires?
Our body links us
with thing cherished.
What for we cry,
if get perished?
To destroy all,
our longing, lust,
we come to go.
only soul does last.


Comments about What For? by Neela Nath Das

  • Silver Star - 4,231 Points Valerie Dohren (2/27/2013 11:24:00 AM)

    Whether or not our souls live on can never be known, we can only either believe or disbelieve. Well penned poem Hari. (Report) Reply

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  • Freshman - 916 Points Chandra Thiagarajan (2/27/2013 8:34:00 AM)

    This corporal frame has to get destroyed one day or the other, but our Souls will last ! BEAUTIFUL! (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,295 Points Tarobinson1103@gmail.com Robinson (2/26/2013 1:24:00 AM)

    You raise an interesting thought, Hari.Our bodies just a temporal reflection of our soul.The one that flickers out and the other flickers on. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, February 25, 2013

Poem Edited: Tuesday, February 26, 2013


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