C. P. Sharma

Gold Star - 15,023 Points (July 12,1941 / Bissau, Rajasthan)

Be A Lamp! ! ! - Poem by C. P. Sharma

Either be a lamp
Sitting at a place,
Emitting light beams
For swarming moths' solace.

Or be a moth,
Dance around the flame,
Forget your being,
Claim oneness with the flame.

Either be a forest,
Vast vividness embrace;
Lion and lamb live in it,
In diversity do their food trace.

Or be a seed,
Vast forest in embryo;
Get lost into the soil to see,
How does eternity mop & mow! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !


Comments about Be A Lamp! ! ! by C. P. Sharma

  • Mahtab Bangalee (6/24/2019 5:24:00 AM)

    Either be a lamp
    Sitting at a place,
    Emitting light beams
    For swarming moths' solace.........// superb poem penned


    be a lamp
    be a lighter
    be a lightened path
    be the guider the path
    be the the crown of the path
    be the rider of the throne
    be the love for all
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  • Vaidyanathan Ram Iyer (10/17/2017 9:41:00 AM)

    Superb lines composed like a song sir,
    Thanks sir
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  • Renu Kakkar (10/29/2016 8:08:00 AM)

    A nice philosophical poem shows how to live for others. (Report)Reply

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  • Bakuli Bhakali (11/20/2015 1:02:00 AM)

    Well expressed!
    Be a lamp or be the moth!
    Be the forest or the seed constitute it
    thanks for sharing!
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  • Edward Kofi Louis (10/20/2015 5:54:00 AM)

    Be a lamp to all with respect. Nice work. (Report)Reply

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  • Rajnish Manga (10/11/2015 3:43:00 AM)

    Amazing philosophical poem and a great articulation based on our day to day observations. Thanks. (Report)Reply

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  • Jasbir Chatterjee (7/26/2015 11:32:00 PM)

    This poem reminded me of a song I learnt during school days: Some like it hot, some like it cold, and some like it in the pot,9 days old. Though a lot depends on our circumstances and our destinies, I agree a lot depends on our personal choices too. Nice poem! (Report)Reply

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  • Elena Sandu (4/4/2010 5:39:00 AM)

    My tongue might be too poor for your poems! But my heart has a lot of space to fill, I take the liberty to let some of your poems go straight to it, thank you for writing so beautifully!
    ..I would like to be a moth....
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  • (12/25/2009 8:40:00 PM)

    what a profound thought...told so poetically..this poem inspires (Report)Reply

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  • (9/19/2009 3:54:00 AM)

    Or be a seed,
    Vast forest in embryo;


    Rachel Ann Butler
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  • (9/15/2009 1:53:00 PM)

    I would prefer be a seed.
    NICE creation of yours.
    i liked it.10++
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  • (7/8/2009 9:32:00 PM)

    simple and eloquent words to ponder on........ the poem make me not to sit and make me write write write............. (Report)Reply

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  • (7/5/2009 5:38:00 AM)

    Every person to choose own path...Thanks for this introspective and wise write. Best wishes and keep on your path.
    A.
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  • (7/3/2009 4:05:00 AM)

    Such a profound piece shared! Symbolic one! ! ! (Report)Reply

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  • Ashraful Musaddeq (6/27/2009 7:42:00 PM)

    O if I could be a lamp, or a moth, or a forest, or a seed…
    Beautiful poem with nice idea.10+++
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  • Rm. Shanmugam Chettiar (6/8/2009 6:44:00 AM)

    oh. a great insight.10 shan (Report)Reply

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  • (5/29/2009 2:11:00 AM)

    wise poem wonderfully said.10++++ (Report)Reply

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  • Ashraful Musaddeq (5/23/2009 7:18:00 AM)

    ' Either be a lamp... Or be a moth...
    Either be a forest... Or be a seed...'

    10 for this wonderful positive poem.
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  • (5/17/2009 12:02:00 AM)

    if i would be given a chance to live again....i will be like you..........because you have the creative mind and you shared it to poetry and artisitically, you touch the hearts and minds of your readers................ I WILL BE LIKE YOU! ....... thanks for this poem..............very unique artistic poem.................thanks. (Report)Reply

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  • Vidyadhar Durgekar (4/21/2009 9:11:00 AM)

    Eternity was sowed well with your words of wisdom.
    Lamp of poetic art to show the way for everyone
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Poem Submitted: Monday, May 26, 2008



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