Neela Nath


What's The Value?


What's the value of this life,
where innocence cries for justice,
Where piles of lie make a heap,
and truth is covered by ill-practice?
I just wonder, to see the rational minds,
get perplexed, by lie's magical spell.
They don't know, I'm the tortured soul,
I'm losing peace but, he is living well.

Submitted: Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Edited: Thursday, October 18, 2012

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?

Comments about this poem (What's The Value? by Neela Nath )

Enter the verification code :

  • Www. Poemhunter.com/m-d-dinesh-nair-2 (10/21/2012 6:27:00 AM)

    Nay, never it is so. The level of optimism the most tortured among the underdogs has ever shown should change your policy. The real value of living lies in being genuine to ourselves first.If so, how can you say that he is living well? Is it a life indeed? (Report) Reply

  • Babatunde Aremu (10/18/2012 8:02:00 AM)

    Good poem. The world is encircled with lies. But the remnants with integrity remain steadfast for lies will not last for ever (Report) Reply

Read all 3 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. My Ramdan, My Repentance, Ahamad Ilyaas Vilayathullah
  2. She in Desert, Akhtar Jawad
  3. A bucket of paint, Piyush Dey
  4. Value be given, gajanan mishra
  5. Egypt, Tony Adah
  6. A Tribute To Gray's Elegy, Naveed Khalid
  7. Nothing i can offer, binod bastola
  8. Canonical, Naveed Khalid
  9. Africanesse not Darkness, Famoroti Odunayo Israel
  10. A Broken Mirror, Naveed Khalid

Poem of the Day

poet Robert Herrick

Here we are all, by day; by night we're hurl'd
By dreams, each one into a several world.... Read complete »

   
[Hata Bildir]