chandra thiagarajan


You Decide - Poem by chandra thiagarajan

The world
is a reflection
of yourself
Whatever you are
the world would seem
to be
that too

If you are
sad and restless
jealous and angry
dejected and in despair
that is what
the world
would seem
to be.

If you are
in agreement
with yourself
if you are at ease
if you are joyous
if you are at peace
if you are happy
the world
would seem
to be
a paradise.

How you want
your world
to look

You decide!


Comments about You Decide by chandra thiagarajan

  • Rookie - 267 Points Dee Corpolongo (7/24/2013 6:07:00 PM)

    I love this poem and will read it over and over, and keep it in mind when things go wrong or painful
    moments are hard to deal with. Thank you for this beautiful advice to ponder! Excellent poem and so true! (Report) Reply

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  • Silver Star - 3,266 Points Valerie Dohren (7/21/2013 1:26:00 PM)

    Very true Chandra, a wise and philosophical write. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 9,802 Points Heather Wilkins (7/19/2013 9:43:00 PM)

    the world is a reflection of one self. I like the content of this poem. well written (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,299 Points Veeraiyah Subbulakshmi (7/17/2013 4:57:00 AM)

    a controversial subject matter, external factors are very important in our life and these happy and sad moments may change our mind with in a few seconds..anyway a good poem.... (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 6,541 Points Tirupathi Chandrupatla (7/15/2013 2:13:00 PM)

    You said nicely that world is a mirror of the mind. It reflects your perception. Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 347 Points David Wood (7/15/2013 5:35:00 AM)

    This is an excellent poem Chandra and very true too. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,050 Points Kavya . (7/15/2013 12:41:00 AM)

    excellent mam...very true, peace has to be from inside to feel the same outside......good one (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 12,649 Points Ramesh Rai (7/14/2013 11:43:00 PM)

    Saint Kabir said, ' jin khoja tin payeeya' who searched got him. Acharya Rajneesh followed it. who searched got him. but we can not deny the decision of god. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 12,649 Points Ramesh Rai (7/14/2013 6:36:00 PM)

    on the contrary i agree to this point in addition to what sis.Shhzia said here that the nature is rolling asper decision of nature otherwise so mny demons were still alive. but it is also true as you sow so u reap (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 728 Points Shahzia Batool (7/14/2013 12:08:00 PM)

    you have taken the decision on behalf of everyone chandra ji, didn't Coleridge say:
    we receive but what we give
    and in our life alone does nature live
    ours is her wedding garments ours her shroud! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 20,480 Points Valsa George (7/14/2013 11:43:00 AM)

    Often what we see around us is a projection of our own inner self! To a happy man, everything he sees will be beautiful!
    Yes, it is upto us whether we should land in paradise or in hell! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, July 14, 2013

Poem Edited: Tuesday, July 16, 2013


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