Samanyan Lakshminarayanan


A Rare Commodity - Poem by Samanyan Lakshminarayanan

Have known its weightage
never knew it was weighed
This rare commodity
THE CURRENCY....
is being handled differently
by our politicians in this country

In the election scenario
when the currency along with candidate had to...
take a walk across to the other side
when the till then giver becomes the given
when each and every samanyan (ordinary man) is being bought over
in a country with too many samanyan's
the handling of this rare commodity....
THE CURRENCY...becomes a difficulty,

They say it would'nt be counted then
They say it would be sacked and weighed then
THIS RARE COMMODITY....THE CURRENCY

[it would be transported in secret trucks....i think
one or two of those could be stolen....i think and
that could'nt be complained to the cops....we know.. and is this..
HOW A NEW POLITICIAN IS BORN.....another poem should tell]


Comments about A Rare Commodity by Samanyan Lakshminarayanan

  • Sadiqullah Khan (3/31/2009 7:08:00 AM)

    You named it and i knew it, samayan..........10 (Report)Reply

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  • Akram Saqib (3/30/2009 11:53:00 AM)

    dear friend what you weep about is our fate in the subcontinent.very sharp satire well written indeed. (Report)Reply

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  • (3/29/2009 10:00:00 AM)

    Well said, well written only at the moment it seems the world's politicians have allowed the money to leave us all. Enjoyable but true write. Bob (Report)Reply

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  • (3/28/2009 8:33:00 AM)

    Though currency is the most common commodity, this poem brings out its another dimension! Great write by a great poet! (not certainly by a samanian) ! ! ! (Report)Reply

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  • (3/27/2009 1:28:00 PM)

    nice and different poem indeed. thanks for sharing. (Report)Reply

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  • Indira Renganathan (3/24/2009 6:10:00 AM)

    Politicized practicality reflected...very good10++++++++++++++++ (Report)Reply

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  • (3/23/2009 12:58:00 AM)

    You have brought to fore your true concern which the other saamanyans also think and think but not able to come out openly. Well done. (Report)Reply

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  • (3/20/2009 11:00:00 AM)

    politics and money are synonyms for never ending cycle of greed...well put
    this commodity is definitely rare for people like us
    but not for people who churn it out by creating chaos
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  • Meggie Gultiano (3/20/2009 9:34:00 AM)

    you have written this well, Sam. And i am amazed of the sincerity you've conveyed.
    you wanted to meet with our mind, maybe half way, but nonetheless, it is the meeting of minds that understands what is happening..simply because of that simple and weighted thing and a rare commodity..the currency..
    Well, this piece of yours is also a RARE COMMODITY..one of the best that i have read tonight..
    Hugs,
    Meggie
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  • (3/20/2009 12:58:00 AM)

    you may call yourself samanyan, but this is no ordinary poem (Report)Reply

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  • Rm. Shanmugam Chettiar (3/18/2009 10:04:00 AM)

    timely pointed out the known fact in a style of your own. shna (Report)Reply

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  • (3/18/2009 2:46:00 AM)

    Very true, politics and money seem to go together, good write, thanks
    10

    Lynda xx
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  • Sandra Martyres (3/17/2009 11:23:00 PM)

    Too true...politics is truly intertwined with money...the rare commodity..great write and very topical indeed Samanyan...10 (Report)Reply

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  • Rajaram Ramachandran (3/17/2009 7:30:00 PM)

    The politics in any part of the world is born out of money power and muscle power. (Report)Reply

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  • Ravi A (3/17/2009 1:02:00 PM)

    A nice theme. Currency can buy all badness in this world. Power is money and money is power. This is the situation. (Report)Reply

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  • (3/17/2009 12:29:00 PM)

    hey any one of those stolen steel trunks
    then dont forget me
    wonderful write Saman
    +++++++10 anjali
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  • (3/17/2009 11:43:00 AM)

    great write sam....your words are so true...very impressive...10 (Report)Reply

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  • Kesav Easwaran (3/17/2009 11:36:00 AM)

    a rare poem...a truckful of truth here...10 (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Poem Edited: Monday, April 20, 2009


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