Suraj Samtani

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Family Ties - Poem by Suraj Samtani

An outsider's love is pure,
An outsider's love is unconditional.
There is no duty to maintain the love.
There is no pressure to maintain the love.
It is purely intuitive.
It is purely heartfelt.

A family love is conditional.
A family love is obligatory.
To stay in society, you cannot not love your family.
To stay in society, you cannot not be loved by your family.
It is solely dutiful.
It is solely egoistic.

As much as I love you, I will never make you my family.
& As much as you love me, I hope you never make me a part of yours.

Topic(s) of this poem: family


Comments about Family Ties by Suraj Samtani

  • (3/9/2015 8:56:00 PM)

    .......families are the best...always there for us... (Report)Reply

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  • Heather Wilkins (10/27/2014 1:34:00 PM)

    family love is conditional family love is an obligation true well explained (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Poem Edited: Wednesday, May 21, 2014


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