poet Sunil Uniyal

Sunil Uniyal

A Ghazal - He And We

wind water earth sky - all things remain the same
for our Lord in heaven above we are but a game

He tests us at every step if we fail
not He but we're ourselves to blame

all day the devotees throng His shrine
chanting His name spreading His fame

desires they've sown for ages in their hearts
if they don't sprout won't it be His shame?

deaf He may be to my pleas, uni,
don't think on His love i'll forego my claim.

Poem Submitted: Thursday, December 27, 2007
Poem Edited: Saturday, July 12, 2008

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  • Ratnakar Mandlik (10/22/2019 11:44:00 PM)

    The style of expression of faith in God and closeness with Him is superb. A well deserved modern poem of the day.

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  • Tamara Beryl LathamTamara Beryl Latham (10/22/2019 5:29:00 PM)

    What a great message in poetic form. It's great to know you recognize the power of our Father. Congratulations on POD,

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  • Parameswaran Nair Damodaran Nair (10/22/2019 10:36:00 AM)

    Congrats Uni for being featured in the POD

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  • Sylvia Frances ChanSylvia Frances Chan (10/22/2019 6:06:00 AM)

    In a Ghazal themes are usually connected to love and romance. This beautiful Ghazal misses that romance, no? Please, never create such a line, making God as evillish, I cite you here: " for our Lord in heaven above we are but a game" , I do not think so, Sunil Sir. CONGRATULATIONS, Sunil Sir, being chosen as The Modern Poem Of The Day. Hurray! Double Congrats, previous year the same honour, prize and even the date. God´s Blessings.

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  • Mahtab BangaleeMahtab Bangalee (10/22/2019 5:24:00 AM)

    all day the devotees throng His shrine
    chanting His name spreading His fame

    desires they've sown for ages in their hearts
    if they don't sprout won't it be His shame? /// Ghazal in shekwa tone

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  • Kumarmani MahakulKumarmani Mahakul (10/22/2019 5:04:00 AM)

    deaf He may be to my pleas, uni,
    don't think on His love i'll forego my claim. .....so impressive. Beautiful poem. Thanks and congratulations for being selected this poem as the modern poem of POD.

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  • Aniruddha PathakAniruddha Pathak (10/22/2019 12:19:00 AM)

    A beautiful devotional Ghazal. It reads well.

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  • Ritika GeorgeRitika George (10/22/2018 12:55:00 PM)

    He tests us at every step if we fail
    not He but we're ourselves to blame

    yeah very much true, Our God is really kind God. We just need to bear fruits to enjoy his glory on us. Thank you so much sir for sharing this poem. I would really like to invite you to read mine. I would be highly obliged. Regards,
    Ritika

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  • Edward Kofi LouisEdward Kofi Louis (10/22/2018 12:40:00 PM)

    All things remain the same! !

    Thanks for sharing.

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  • Anil Kumar PandaAnil Kumar Panda (10/22/2018 9:20:00 AM)

    Nice poem. Yeah, He is there to take care of us always. Loved it.

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  • Rajnish MangaRajnish Manga (10/22/2018 4:12:00 AM)

    Lovely poem in Ghazal form. Content-wise also, it is superb.
    Thanks, Dear Friend.

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  • Adrian FlettAdrian Flett (10/22/2018 4:08:00 AM)

    A thoughtful and mindful view of God and the need to understand 'he tests us at every step.'

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  • Tom Allport (10/22/2018 2:57:00 AM)

    A thoughtful write of wonderful tones? .......well written

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  • Mahtab BangaleeMahtab Bangalee (10/22/2018 2:54:00 AM)

    nice devoted Ghazal

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  • M Asim NehalM Asim Nehal (10/22/2018 2:48:00 AM)

    A fantastic comparison, which makes us think deeply about our existence, Congrats for POD....10++

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  • Kumarmani MahakulKumarmani Mahakul (10/22/2018 2:18:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem on Earth and Lord having touching expression. Thanks and congratulations for being selected this poem as the poem of the day.

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  • Bernard F. AsuncionBernard F. Asuncion (10/22/2018 1:36:00 AM)

    Such a splendid poem by Sunil Uniyal...................

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  • Ashraful MusaddeqAshraful Musaddeq (10/23/2008 6:10:00 AM)

    Nicely presented.
    10 with love.

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