Surayya Abbas


Give And Take - Poem by Surayya Abbas

The habits to earn
Benefits from others
Evoke self-centeredness
And convert people
Into ignorant sculptures
With their recieving ends
Devoid of pleasures of life.

But, if unconditionally
One adopts
The ability to give,
Support and facilitate others
Without expecting rewards
Is bestowed with
Inner contentment.




3/17/2009


Comments about Give And Take by Surayya Abbas

  • (6/6/2009 3:09:00 AM)

    a good subject for PH poets..well done...10+++

    But, if unconditionally
    One adopts
    The ability to give,
    Support and facilitate others
    Without expecting rewards
    Is bestowed with
    Inner contentment.
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  • (5/8/2009 2:47:00 PM)

    System are not what documents say....
    They are habits of people, which they practice....
    Have good habits and give good system to new generation....!
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  • Cindy Kreiner Sera (5/2/2009 1:25:00 PM)

    Message with guidance for a better life - wonderful. Unfortunately there will always be takers....thank G-D for the givers we have.Well written- Regards Cindy (Report)Reply

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  • Saadat Tahir (4/19/2009 6:02:00 AM)

    what a great way to put a huge canvas through so few words..very very nice poem

    simple yet touching and... almost imposes self reflection
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  • (4/3/2009 10:18:00 AM)

    I don't know whether this is a good thing or a bad one but this poem kinda sounds essayish; D But I agree with your way of thinking though, giving is definitely something which should be enjoyed and not sulked over ;) (Report)Reply

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  • Sebastine Humaemo (3/31/2009 9:02:00 AM)

    much true....packed with messages..........10+++ sebastine (Report)Reply

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  • (3/26/2009 4:22:00 PM)

    Excellent observation and word choice… (Report)Reply

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  • Sandra Martyres (3/25/2009 1:46:00 AM)

    Give and Take.....a great poem Surayya with a powerful message. (Report)Reply

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  • (3/22/2009 1:35:00 AM)

    Hello Surayya, it's wise a word... remarkable a poem..10....
    Best wishes,
    Tsira
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  • (3/22/2009 1:10:00 AM)

    I believe that you are a wise philosopher of some kind bestowing wisdom on
    those who read your words. This makes your words of more value than those
    of other poets and writers. I really love your presentations. You state an affliction
    and give guidance to a solution. Wonderful!

    GW62
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  • (3/22/2009 12:48:00 AM)

    The ability to give without expecting any reward is a lesson for all - 10 (Report)Reply

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  • (3/21/2009 10:45:00 AM)

    Very well said,
    and beautifully

    Thanks for sharing Surayya Ji
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  • Meggie Gultiano (3/21/2009 8:18:00 AM)

    the message is loud and clear..A nice write (Report)Reply

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  • (3/21/2009 7:45:00 AM)

    Brilliant piece of flowing thoughts, nice penning (Report)Reply

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  • (3/20/2009 4:46:00 PM)

    Nice flow of thoughts Surayya, well done. Best, Jerry (Report)Reply

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  • Barry A. Lanier (3/20/2009 3:47:00 PM)

    I enjoyed the wisdom of the penning however more the practical natures of the adivice in that we all need to develop 'habits' of giving (Report)Reply

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  • (3/20/2009 12:58:00 PM)

    what a very nice write and oh so true (Report)Reply

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  • (3/20/2009 11:38:00 AM)

    I like how your poems are filled with truth.
    Very nice write! ! ! ! !
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  • (3/20/2009 11:33:00 AM)

    so true..if you are able to give without anything rewarding you... than you will be feeling fine (Report)Reply

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  • (3/20/2009 10:44:00 AM)

    unconditional commitment towards others is the key to inner connectedness
    wonderful thoughts
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Poem Edited: Monday, April 20, 2009


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