Gajanan Mishra

Gold Star - 405,661 Points (3rd April 19sixty / Tikapali, Patnagarh, Balangir, Odisha, India now at Tapobana, Titilagarh, Odisha, India)

A Good Poet - Poem by Gajanan Mishra

A good poet.
Who is a good poet?
Is good poet sinless?
Who is sinless?
And what is a sin?
Who is free from
Obtuseness, inactivity
Heedlessness and delusion?

And what is a poem?
What is it like?
Who is writing poems?
Is poem in love?
And what is love
In this world of passions
Attachment, aversion.

Is a poet happy?
Ask the poet and
The answer you received
Is not his
Hearing the answer
Are you in tranquility.
A good poet
A good poet.

Topic(s) of this poem: poetic expression

Form: Dramatic Monologue


Poet's Notes about The Poem

good poet, rare to find.

Comments about A Good Poet by Gajanan Mishra

  • John Zwerenz (6/29/2019 9:53:00 PM)

    Gajanan Mishra, no one would deny that you're a gifted poet. But I believe firmly if you would make use of the pronoun " a" prior to a noun: Such as: " Is a poet happy? " Rather than " Is poet happy? " Your verse would read better to the average English speaker. But you're gifted. Keep at it! John (Report)Reply

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  • Richard D Remler (3/3/2019 12:59:00 AM)

    me thinks a good poet is one who attempted to write and didn't give up. We don't have enough of them in this crazy world. Keep writing. tfs (Report)Reply

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  • (3/1/2019 4:17:00 AM)

    A good poet lives in your poem. (Report)Reply

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  • (2/18/2019 10:12:00 PM)

    Gajanan is a good poet. He asks who is a good poet. Makes you wonder if he has an alter ego writing his poems-
    if he forgets he is the good poet. Does he want confirmation? Gajanan is a good poet.
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  • Dr Dillip K Swain (2/7/2019 5:40:00 AM)

    You have dissected the traits of a good poet very meticulously! Loved the elucidation......10 (Report)Reply

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  • The Poet Poet (11/25/2018 11:12:00 AM)

    excellent poets are those who reply
    and ask me not why
    UR a great poet we see
    will we ever be
    like ye
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  • (11/11/2018 7:01:00 AM)

    dear poet i also good poet i think you are writing about me lol thanks it s a nice poem (Report)Reply

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  • (10/15/2018 11:01:00 AM)

    bro this is so bad go die (Report)Reply

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  • Camagu Somana (10/10/2018 9:24:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem about a good poet. I am also a good poet...hahaha.10++++ (Report)Reply

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  • (10/3/2018 10:59:00 PM)

    i just read this poem on your lists,
    it challenged a thought never though before,
    a great good poem thanks
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  • (4/9/2018 1:13:00 PM)

    enjoyed your poem, thank you Gajanan, Alan (Report)Reply

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  • (4/4/2018 12:49:00 AM)

    wow A good poet you really are .. (Report)Reply

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  • Sakalabaktula Sairaj (11/7/2017 5:15:00 AM)

    so nice sir i feel that i am not a good poet... hahah! ! ! (Report)Reply

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  • Richard Jarboe (9/11/2017 9:53:00 PM)

    they write to keep from going crazy; do they not? (Report)Reply

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  • (9/1/2017 8:19:00 AM)

    In tranquility... I Am that Go(o) D Poet - Shadows Light... (Report)Reply

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  • Mary Skarpathiotaki (8/16/2017 2:53:00 AM)

    poetry is the living life for all poets i think..Great poem +10 (Report)Reply

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  • Stuart Munro (4/3/2017 7:30:00 AM)

    Good poementum leads to good poet dimension (Report)Reply

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  • Renu Kakkar (10/28/2016 9:39:00 AM)

    A good tribute to good poets. I am a bit old fashioned and prefer rhyming poetry. Blank verses sometimes but in real short sentences. (Report)Reply

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  • G. S Bhavi (10/11/2016 3:58:00 AM)

    A good approach to know a poet and mankind (Report)Reply

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  • (8/29/2016 1:46:00 PM)

    I ask myself this every time I write a poem. I really enjoyed this poem. Well thought out...equally well delivered. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, June 7, 2013

Poem Edited: Sunday, June 30, 2019


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