lalitha iyer

Freshman - 810 Points (7.6.1967 / Kochi, India)

A Crow's Way Of Life - Poem by lalitha iyer

Crow of all the birds
the master tutor of
the biggest University
teaches how to share
how to care the loved one
and feed the yound one
architect of breeding homes
on teaching the young one
how to fly
teaches us how to teach
our own kids
wakes up
before we lazy dogs wake up
disciplined self styled
no inferiority
of colours it feels
happily begins the day
memory sharp
same time same place you feed
and it waits for you
known survivor of worst times
very competitive
for every grain
it sweats with focussed flights
a lot left
yet, it is the best socialist symbol......

Comments about A Crow's Way Of Life by lalitha iyer

  • (5/14/2014 2:37:00 AM)

    As human beings have to learn much from the crow and its various tricks it is a nice subject for poets. This poem also taken the subject in its seriousness and minutest points and it became a good poem. (Report) Reply

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  • Raj Arumugam (6/10/2009 3:04:00 AM)

    a masterly poem on the Crow; the poem's insight into life and what we can learn from the crow is just brilliant (Report) Reply

  • (6/1/2009 6:04:00 AM)

    this is a beautiful poem.. birds are useful in our lives..they are like human..grace (Report) Reply

  • (5/22/2009 12:39:00 PM)

    ''architect of breeding homes '' a wonderful metaphor.Beautiful poem.keep writing.10++ (Report) Reply

  • Golda C Alexander (5/19/2009 2:06:00 PM)

    A superb way of picturing nature.

    Thanks for sharing.
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  • Ratnakar Rout (5/18/2009 9:14:00 AM)

    It is really always difficult to see the positive side of anything but you have here done it very nicely highlighting the virtues of the crow.Thanks a lot for the good job.
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  • (5/15/2009 5:20:00 AM)

    Very nice
    this one was a
    to read
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  • (5/15/2009 5:20:00 AM)

    Very nice
    this one was a
    to read
    (Report) Reply

  • Roopa Menon (5/15/2009 1:02:00 AM)

    nicely written poem. congrats (Report) Reply

  • C. P. Sharma (5/14/2009 5:20:00 AM)

    Crow is generally source of scare but you have highlighted its positive qualities. A unique poem.
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  • (5/13/2009 2:15:00 AM)

    very nice lines, deep meaning and well done (Report) Reply

  • Vidyadhar Durgekar (5/12/2009 6:19:00 AM)

    Beautifully told in apt to care the loved one (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Poem Edited: Wednesday, May 13, 2009

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