Veeraiyah Subbulakshmi


Answer... - Poem by Veeraiyah Subbulakshmi

If it were a glass of water,
It can be evaporated or,
It can be frozen for ever.

If it were a glass of milk,
The powder can be obtained,
Which can be exported.

If it were the unsold weaponry,
Foreign land can be used,
To test and reap the profit.

If it were the marketing module,
Naturalized citizens can be called,
To market in their abandoned countries.

But it is the pain that we suffer,
The pain that is suppressed and endured,
What to do with it?

The pain of limbs and mind,
the pain of heart and soul,
the pain of ills and evils,
Take away this pain, my Lord.

A fist size heart can't take this pain,
The brain tries to come out of the skull,
The nerves that inform us all these pain,
please, could you stop sending the signals?

World is so beautiful, People are wonderful,
everything abundant, even the pain too,
take away the pain from us, Lord, What?
Do you say we are the reason for this pain?

Do you say that our habits are the cause?
Do you say that our greediness induce it?
Do you say that you can't help us and
we have to help ourselves?


Comments about Answer... by Veeraiyah Subbulakshmi

  • (5/26/2012 11:27:00 AM)


    Very nice poem. Ascending through pain we reach on the threshold of joy. (Report) Reply

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  • (5/25/2012 3:01:00 AM)


    Alas mans' misfortune forced him to subjugate
    Even his intellect to the six enemies intimate
    Embeded in his self as his own ingredients
    They target him in ways most intricate.

    Overshadowing the divine traits in human
    Success they achieve in awakening the demon,
    Suppressing human virtues as also humanism
    Which ultimately cause him, unbearable pain.
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  • (5/24/2012 9:35:00 AM)


    very good poem... very real answer! (Report) Reply

  • Wahab Abdul (5/24/2012 7:15:00 AM)


    the beginning is marvellous, the poem is very logical too, a very good poem i love it... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, May 24, 2012



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