Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Choices Comments

Rating: 4.5
If i can't do
what i want to do


Nikki Giovanni
Savita Tyagi 13 May 2021
We can't always have or say what we want. The best we can do is to enjoy what we have.
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Mahtab Bangalee 22 December 2020
When i can't express what i really feel i practice feeling what i can express and none of it is equal I know but that's why mankind alone among the animals learns to cry ~ yes; I think so; mankind can't do exactly what s/he wants; can't go where exactly s/he wants to go; can't express what exactly s/he wants to express; that's why everywhere feels alone though in crowded; beautiful poem; congrats from being selected again after one year as POD
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Luis Estable 22 December 2020
I do not know what this is. At times, you have to do what you do not want to do. There is no other choice or you do not put food on the table. This little poem applies only to selected few. Most of us can`t have the luxury to follow this advice.
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Jazz Soulmate 22 December 2020
poem is close to my heart because life sucks i need to make it better the line but that's why mankind alone among the animals learns to cry makes me cry
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Rajnish Manga 22 December 2020
A serious poem with a funny tone. Thanks.
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Ratnakar Mandlik 22 December 2020
Wonderful reiteration of the importance of compromise and molding one's desires as per situation in modern times for achieving success. A well deserved modern poem of the day.
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destiny 25 August 2020
some words that stood out to me was mankind " alone among the animals learn to cry
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Jake from State Farm 02 June 2020
Remember folks! I'm always here for y'all.
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Mahtab Bangalee 22 December 2019
beautiful poem/// this poem encourages to do what you cannot do; encourages to feel what you cannot feel comfortably; encourages to serve where you are hindered practically; yeah, be brave heart to do on the theme of welfare, on the base of philanthropy
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Kevin Patrick 22 December 2019
learning that life is about compromising once life, we can not do what he want, but we do what we can, Giovanni provides true wisdom.
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Dr Antony Theodore 22 December 2019
Since i can't go where i need to go... then i must... go where the signs point though always understanding parallel movement isn't lateral. very good poem
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Anil Kumar Panda 22 December 2019
So many twists and turns. Nice one. Thanks for sharing.
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Edward Kofi Louis 22 December 2019
Needs and wants! ! To do your best. Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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gabby 18 September 2019
i love this poem so freaking much.! !
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Kaila McDaniel 10 March 2019
So far I ?? this poem
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UR Mom 05 November 2018
Capitalize UR i's. its not that hard and I wouldn; t expect this on a poem website.
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hypocrisy 23 March 2019
It was a stylistic choice Nikki Giovanni made. e. e. cummings didn't even capitalize his name, nor did he capitalize his I's. He didn't really capitalize the words at the beginnings of sentences, either. And just so you know, it's " your" not " you are, " and maybe you should capitalize your own I's before calling out other people. And you make contractions using an apostrophe and not a semicolon and a space.
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billy boiii 23 August 2018
GG and its a good poem that we are learning about in school so gots mad respect for tis dood.... good poem overall
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