A Train Of Stress Poem by Dr Hitesh Sheth

A Train Of Stress

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The rats’ adept in a rat race
Buy the tickets from a shrink,
And board a train of mental stress,
Hurriedly in a wink.
The ticket checker is death
Keeping tab on passenger’s breath.

They board in a hurry
And munch the fast foods of worry:
To reach a cemetery of success-
Which treats all with its
deadly gaze

The train driven by a crazy driver ego
Loves to keep greedy rats on their toes:
While rushing on a track of woes
It crushes alike, friends and foes.

Some jump on glitzy stations
And befriend fat diabetes and
Melancholic passions.
Some alight on illnesses' stop
And are destined to
Slip on life's slopes.

But some wise ones- known as
Crackpots- luckily win jackpots
They choose to alight at sylvan place
Solely relying on God’s grace.
They stay in a mansion of health
Store peace and bliss as a wealth.
They sleep with longevity-
An ever youthful mate-
And accompany her through
heavenly gate.

Dr Hitesh C Sheth


Fred Babbin 22 April 2009

The language is a little strange, but the ideas are interesting.

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Aum Sree 24 April 2009

Nice for sharing wisdom capsules...

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An impressive expression! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !

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Rm. Shanmugam Chettiar 13 April 2009

adeptly illustrated. shan

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Supriya Prathapan 13 April 2009

So very true, 'The train driven by a crazy driver ego'! Our inflated egos prevent us from being content with what we have. We are willing to risk our peace of mind for the sake of amassing material possessions.10

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SOPHIA 11 December 2018

#relatable, am i right?

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Nivedita Bagchi SPC UK 08 April 2010

Undo overdo unlearn relearn …is the bottom line of this poem…again Maestro-Master-Stroke… Voted 10++ Ms. Nivedita UK PS Sir clicked as my favorite poem… n

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Ashraful Musaddeq 02 June 2009

Thoughts provoking splendid symbolic poem! My 10 with pleasure for this luminous composition.

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Lost Skiing 10 May 2009

Awesome poem! You know sometimes we just get into a habit of rushing toward, what we think is success, and forget to enjoy life in the moment! ! ! I especially like the part where you say, ' some wise ones know as crack pots.' Great poem! ! !

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Edward Kofi Louis 05 May 2009

Great wisdom! That's a nice piece of work.Thank you for sharing it with us.Bye. Edward Kofi Louis.

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Dr Hitesh Sheth

Dr Hitesh Sheth

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