C. P. Sharma

Gold Star - 15,021 Points (July 12,1941 / Bissau, Rajasthan)

Am I My Mind? Or My Mind Me? For Ivor. E. Hogg - Poem by C. P. Sharma

Mind wanders all around,
It never needs a ground;
Its nature defies control,
It’s used to rock and roll.

When it finds the fertile ground,
It takes you on merry-go-round;
All impossible looks so possible,
You feel all in life is Rosabelle.

It is the apple of all discord,
It makes people draw sword;
Into abysmal hell it throws,
You bear barbaric blows.

Like cowards everyday I die,
And in infernal fire I fry;
And the parting pain we feel,
It deems life a difficult deal.

I am not mind nor mind me,
Mind plays see-saw with the sea.
Ultimately the heart consoles,
Eternal rest-house is the soul;


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  • Marcus Mckinley (9/30/2016 1:46:00 AM)

    the mind is free like a kite and the conscious is the string that keeps you grounded. yes anything is possible if you can truly cut the string! (Report)Reply

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  • The Poet Poet (12/17/2015 12:50:00 PM)

    your mind must be
    like a merry go round
    going round and round
    but d stay sound
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  • (10/6/2009 10:52:00 AM)

    such beautiful and active description! get going! tc (Report)Reply

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  • (9/15/2009 7:23:00 AM)

    i liked this one...asks questions and makes you think...regards (Report)Reply

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  • (7/30/2009 9:24:00 PM)

    A delightful poem. I do enjoy poems that make the reader think.

    Am I my mind or is my mind me,
    Or has it a seperate identity?
    Perhaps a device not part of man or soul,
    A font of knowledge to make me whole.
    Irene
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  • (7/28/2009 9:18:00 AM)

    A somewhat belated reply C.P Indeed I am not my mind nor is my mind me.
    I think we are all a great deal more than we realise.We progress hopeful; y from life to life until we achieve sufficient merit.What happens next I dare not even guess
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  • Meggie Gultiano (5/30/2009 4:58:00 PM)

    this is a great write... (Report)Reply

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  • (5/30/2009 8:56:00 AM)

    A deep duality where philosophical poems come and emerge from.10. (Report)Reply

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  • Ashraful Musaddeq (5/26/2009 9:20:00 PM)

    Your mind is flying like a multi-colored kite in the sky as if we can see that from far distance. Idea of separating the mind from the body is marvelous. I amazed at the poetic value of this piece, cheers,10+++ (Report)Reply

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  • (5/26/2009 8:47:00 AM)

    so,

    when a human being dies

    is it the invincible mind that dies

    or

    the spirit

    or

    what?

    i am searching....wonderful poem Sir

    its like the Gita of my Lord Krishna....wonderful
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  • (5/26/2009 8:44:00 AM)

    so,

    when a human being dies

    is it the invincible mind that dies

    or

    the spirit

    or

    what?

    i am searching....wonderful poem Sir

    its like the Gita of my Lord Krishna....wonderful
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  • (5/23/2009 10:11:00 PM)

    complex yet simple.....................well done (Report)Reply

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  • (5/16/2009 5:58:00 PM)

    I realy can say wow! b/c ive never read something that inspired me and to me made no since I loved it and could you tell me what it means I would love to know but keep wrighting I liked it a lot! ! (Report)Reply

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  • (5/14/2009 4:44:00 AM)

    we identify with our mind, which just takes us on a roller coaster ride. by its very nature it defies control. going inwards to discover our true nature is the eternal quest.

    a deeply spiritual poem, though written in a lighter vein.

    Mamta
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  • (12/5/2008 2:45:00 AM)

    however much we may talk of mind, it's just an allusive phenomena...what we knw of is our brain in it's physical form. mind? as vast as the sky and as unreachable and unfathomable! (Report)Reply

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  • (12/3/2008 8:01:00 AM)

    Mind is the helper,
    Mind is the destroyer,
    Wise know this eternal truth
    So they conquer the mind
    resltless and brute
    Good write, Sharmaji
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  • (12/3/2008 6:38:00 AM)

    brilliant deep thought provoking write sir.......... (Report)Reply

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  • Miriam Maia Padua (12/2/2008 8:31:00 AM)

    you are what you are...he is what he is..both of you are great and brilliant poets sir........with great writes and your poems shows that you're always in fertile ground to be always in merry go round....
    ..reading your works make us also always in fertile ground.....10++++++
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  • (11/30/2008 4:50:00 AM)

    wonderful, a perfect compostition from a perfect poet for a perfect fellow poet (Report)Reply

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  • Tarun Sharma (11/30/2008 3:47:00 AM)

    being a reader to this poem i learned one of the dimensions of poem writing
    rgds
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Poem Submitted: Friday, November 28, 2008



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