Abdul Wahab


Wisdom


Let's go to the green steps of the lawn
And do the sums of life there sitting down

If we want only profits and no losses
And all the losses turn into profits
And all the profits turn into losses
Then the scale of life, of course, dis-balances
This leads us not in paradises but, of course, in hells.

It seems to be small whatever things we gained
It seems to be big whatever things we lost
If all the lost things are gained
And all the gained things are lost
Then life is not, at a gain but definitely at a loss.

If the profits are the blissful graces
Then the losses are not less than the spices

Whatever we do on the steps sitting
All these are not sums but a bargaining
This Leads us nowhere but to do mistakes
In this we never do profits but always do losses.

Submitted: Saturday, March 17, 2012
Edited: Saturday, March 17, 2012

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

What do you think this poem is about?



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 (Wisdom by Abdul Wahab )

Enter the verification code :

  • Bronze Star - 5,011 Points Heather Wilkins (6/13/2013 11:16:00 AM)

    life is like a bargaining table. there will always be gains and losses. But I have found over the years the gains are much more than the loss (when we lose in return we appreciate the gain) (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 5,011 Points Heather Wilkins (6/13/2013 11:16:00 AM)

    life is like a bargaining table. there will always be gains and losses. But I have found over the years the gains are much more than the loss (when we lose in return we appreciate the gain) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 85 Points Salema Khatun (3/19/2012 6:41:00 AM)

    a brilliant piece of poetry, the message is straight forward, logical and very much philosophical, a real wisdom people should ponder on these points, loss and profit, in this time and in this world of selfishness the poem is to much relevant. (Report) Reply

Read all 6 comments »

New Poems

  1. Renaissance, LALITHA JOSEPH
  2. Picture Puzzle, Heather Burns
  3. Is a woman free really?, gajanan mishra
  4. Midnight Blue, Heather Burns
  5. Rodeo Rogues, Saiom Shriver
  6. Seek And Ye Shall Find, Saiom Shriver
  7. Starlove, Saiom Shriver
  8. Sonnet No: 62 I WERE A CUCKOO, I'D SWE.., Dipankar Sadhukhan
  9. dreams and reality, Rahman Henry
  10. To Alex. Cunningham, Esq., Writer, Edinb.., Robert Burns

Poem of the Day

poet Robert William Service

Just Home and Love! the words are small
Four little letters unto each;
And yet you will not find in all
The wide and gracious range of speech
Two more so tenderly complete:
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Paul Muldoon

 

Trending Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  2. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  5. No Man Is An Island, John Donne
  6. Alone, Maya Angelou
  7. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  8. Home And Love, Robert William Service
  9. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  10. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]