Valsa George


Five Liner. Paradox - Poem by Valsa George

When we really crave for something
The world makes sure we don’t get it
But it hands us the same thing on a platter
When we have little use of it
What a strange paradox we are in!

Topic(s) of this poem: life


Comments about Five Liner. Paradox by Valsa George

  • Edward Kofi Louis (12/18/2015 9:39:00 AM)


    Commonly seen in life. Nice work. (Report) Reply

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  • Bri Edwards (12/17/2015 9:19:00 PM)


    I like Ayman’s and Savita’s comments; I confess I didn’t read the others.

    I have several pairs of sox, but my wardrobe has no paradox! where can I buy them?

    I would say “use for it” in this instance, (not “use of it”) but I’m American and you aren’t. why, you are almost-English I bet!

    what you state may not be actually true, but I suppose one could think it is at times.

    e.g.: maybe the first two lines explain why I don’t get ‘enough’ ice cream. and the second two lines explain why I’ve had thee ungrateful wives! ! ! ………..though I don’t remember them being on “platters”.

    bri :) happy holidays!
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  • Savita Tyagi (12/17/2015 4:57:00 PM)


    One of my friend used to tell us a joke. When we had teeth parents didn't give us Chanas(chick peas) . Now that we have no teeth plateful of Chanas are on table! Enjoyed reading the five liner. (Report) Reply

  • Hazel Durham (12/15/2015 11:02:00 AM)


    Brilliant write about paradox, as we crave it becomes all consuming then years later we are handed our dream and suddenly it means nothing because we have changed, life is all about change! (Report) Reply

  • Akhtar Jawad (12/9/2015 5:03:00 AM)


    That's a fact, we all sometimes get the desired thing, too late. (Report) Reply

  • Ayman Parray (12/9/2015 1:10:00 AM)

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    Valsaji I will tell you a secret. When I crave something, I try not to like it with all my heart and soon I get that very thing. I don't know if it works for all but it works for me and so I may have found a way to trick destiny :) Already Reported Reply

    Valsa George Valsa George (12/9/2015 4:22:00 AM)

    Thank you Ayman for disclosing a secret! But how can we crave something and not to like it at the same time! I don't think I can try this trick! :) :)

  • Tirupathi Chandrupatla (12/8/2015 7:24:00 AM)


    That is the irony of life. Early in life when one cannot make both ends meet, one is not in a position to get things on craves for. Later in life when one can afford, health forbids one from reaching them. Beautifully put in the poem. (Report) Reply

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (12/8/2015 3:23:00 AM)


    You have presented an amazing paradox of life in this interesting poem. This hands up same thing in a platter. Wise and motivational piece of work shared is very nice.10 (Report) Reply

  • Kelly Kurt (12/8/2015 12:22:00 AM)


    We must therefor make due with what is provided or find a way to change the paradigm. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, December 7, 2015



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