Don'T Fall In Love With Me! Poem by Geetha Jayakumar

Don'T Fall In Love With Me!

Rating: 4.8


Don't fall in love with me
I am mere an illusion
A tiny part of this wonderful creation.

The moment you start loving me
I will disappear in no time
I am mere a body
Where soul brightens my life.
So, Don't fall in love with me

I am a beautiful maiden
You have given me a pretty name
You can see me till I am residing in this body.
The moment I shed my body
This beauty decays and
I am to be seen nowhere!
So, Don't fall in love with me.

Never fall into love with this perishable body
Which is a part of this wonderful creation
came here just to give only a guest appearance
The moment my part is over
I will disappear in no time.
So, Don't fall in love with me

The moment my soul leaves me
I am mere a perishable commodity
Which has to go into the furnace
where remains will be only the ashes.
So, Don't fall in love with me

Don't fall in love with me.
Love thy soul
As long as your soul lightens up your body
You can see me!

Don't fall in love with me!
Love thy soul
It will never die
It will live much longer than you and me!


©ALL RIGHTS RESERVED BY GEETHA JAYAKUMAR 2014
© 2014

Sunday, June 22, 2014
Topic(s) of this poem: love
POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
This poem I wrote completely thinking of soul and body. Where body is mortal while soul is immortal. A body without soul and soul without body, one cannot imagine or cannot be called a living being..Both should be there to make you and me means a human being or even a living beings. What I want to convey through this poem is love the inner self as outer beauty withers away in time(age) . I too agree when we look a person, we see the beauty, but don't think that beauty is going to be the same even after years. Where as soul is same, the way you feel it, but you cannot see. Whatever you feel inside is reflected outside. Feeling of happiness should come from within not from outside....Thank you for taking patience to read the notes.
COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Heather Wilkins 22 June 2014

this is a beautiful write. The real beauty of the person lies deep within.

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V P Mahur 23 June 2014

Dear poet, Very beautiful poem with the reality of this mortal body. I liked the expressions very much. Thanks a lot that you found time to have view of my poems. Your careful comments are a blessing for me.

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Neela Nath Das 23 June 2014

I think this poem is charged with double meaning.It's a kind of satire too.Very intelligent write! Admirable!

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Salini Nair 24 June 2014

nice like it...............

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Soumita Sarkar 25 June 2014

Yup! ..so true we make Guest Appearances..............in this movie of life.............spirituality imbibed....Thanks....Will you read few of my poems....? ?

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Mihaela Pirjol 10 November 2014

This is a great poem Geetha. I really enjoyed reading it... so true!

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Ramesh Rai 03 September 2014

I gazed at the moon followed all creativity but could not notice when started loving n became the symbol of love for the people of this earth.

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Falling in love, and hurting your nose Is all to common among us folks To bend on your knee and offer a rose Is always a well played out hoax................ Very good write up... Actually love is body falling in love with a another body aided by stupid minds.

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Saadat Tahir 06 July 2014

Neela Nath (6/23/2014 11: 49: 00 AM) I think this poem is charged with double meaning.It's a kind of satire too.Very intelligent write! Admirable! indeed i second neela in her opinion...lovely poem

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Mihaela Pirjol 06 July 2014

The truth and wisdom shines in this remarkable write.Art at its best.

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