Deependra Kumar Jha


Can'T I Change? - Poem by Deependra Kumar Jha

One hazy morning, with a cup of tea in hand
I thought, why I can't change the world?

I am not a philosopher,
so can't argue about good or bad
I am not an actor,
so can't pretend to smile when sad

I am not a politician,
so can't redefine the truth
I am not an astrologer,
so can't try to make lives smooth

I am not a reporter,
so can't fabricate a truth and cook
I am not a painter,
so can't give world a paradise look

But, why do I need any recognition?
I can simply change myself and inspire few others,
won't it be great if people treat 'the others' as brothers?


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  • Nivedita Bagchi SPC UK (3/19/2010 2:59:00 PM)

    ‘…I can simply change myself and inspire few others, /won't it be great if people treat 'the others' as brothers? ‘

    Introspective poem… self slicing…yeah implanting ‘Abhi’ [fearlessness] on others is a great work..
    10+
    Ms. Nivedita
    UK
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  • Mehta Hasmukh AmathalalMehta Hasmukh Amathalal (8/24/2009 9:13:00 PM)

    But, why do I need any recognition?
    I can simply change myself and inspire few others,
    won't it be great if people treat 'the others' as brothers?
    it is hard and naked fact of life that one needs to change self first thenthink of changing otheres.....lovely write n i liked it most to the depth and length of it.....10

    read mine i am disgrace....go back....miss i miss u
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  • Muhammad Ali (4/9/2009 6:23:00 AM)

    Near to hearts
    lovely piece it is Deependra
    10
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  • Miriam Maia PaduaMiriam Maia Padua (4/5/2009 9:29:00 AM)

    very significant write..so meaningful
    very fine-flowing...great thoughts are touching
    if we can only change the world with our words...
    we do it...
    but still poets write to endure...enough to augment the pain
    the world is facing now...And you, a great poet, your words are enough to change everything...
    10++
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  • Ridge Cahill (2/12/2009 6:28:00 PM)

    You nailed it, my friend. You need not be all of those things, you simply need to be true to yourself and change will come. You left out one little detail - you ARE a poet and poets change the world everyday. You've had a hand in changing mine and I am half a world away. (Report)Reply

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  • Anjali Sinha (10/25/2008 7:26:00 AM)

    you can-yes you can
    see ive begun to think--
    i have changed.
    +++10 regards anju
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Poem Submitted: Sunday, October 12, 2008

Poem Edited: Wednesday, January 7, 2009


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