samyak jain


Failure And Success - Poem by samyak jain

success is a damsel
that intoxicates;
failure is your mistress
that teases.

success is a drink
that leads to stupor;
failure is the beverage
that shakes you up.

success is a temporary
shed in life's journey;
failure is the pathway
to ultimate destination.

dont let thus
success beguile
into
momentary comfort;
learn to befriend failure
to last the journey's end.

success is the mistress
of easy charms;
failure is your wife,
of considerable virtues;

failure enriches you,
success may shower
riches on you;
failure is the sweet little
drummer to roses ahead
on the path ways,
success a sweet companion
not to be seen
when winter comes
your ways, as it must
in one's life,

leaving the summer
far, far behind.


Comments about Failure And Success by samyak jain

  • Bharati Nayak (1/20/2016 12:12:00 PM)


    Amazing the way you find failure more enriching than success in life's journey.To quote from the poem- - -

    'Failure is the sweet little
    drummer to roses ahead
    on the pathways- - - - - - - - - and
    'success is the drink
    that leads to stupor,
    failure is the beverage
    that shakes you up- - - - - -Thanks for sharing the poem full of wisdom.
    (Report) Reply

    (8/27/2016 3:22:00 AM)

    thanks mam for your kind words, i am too an Odia and amazed at the control you have on english versification.

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  • Jasbir Chatterjee (6/17/2015 4:51:00 AM)


    good poem...nice words of wisdom there... (Report) Reply

    (8/27/2016 3:22:00 AM)

    thanks mam for the encouragement.

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Poem Edited: Monday, April 25, 2011


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