Alok Singhal

Rookie - 85 Points (16021970 / Jammu)

How Far Have We Come? - Poem by Alok Singhal

How far have we come?
To not to look back on what we left behind
Happiness is judged by the bourses
Our fates are decided by the downturn or an upsurge
No time for us to stop and think
Coz we might lose so much in a blink
Simplicity is a thing of the past
When did we meet our brethren last?
Remember the last time we said a prayer?
When was the last feast with the mayor?
Ever wrote a letter to mom and dad lately?
Remember the last time you had a look inside?
To sum up the total of good and bad
Was it more that you gave than what you had?

Isn't time to take few steps behind?
A bit of contemplation
A little thought on the mankind...

Comments about How Far Have We Come? by Alok Singhal

  • Leah Ross (4/26/2016 6:40:00 PM)

    Very nice we haven't come far enough for every step forward its 3 steps back unfortunately (Report) Reply

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  • Darkangel Flyfree (8/29/2012 2:23:00 PM)

    Very nice poem with deep meaning! (Report) Reply

  • Ekaterina M. Polischuk (8/28/2012 1:15:00 PM)

    What is this life is full of care, we have no time to stand and stare..... No time to see when woods we pass, where squirrels hide their nuts in grass (Byron) . nice poem)))) has deep meaning, i like it (Report) Reply

  • Eindaray Kyaw (8/27/2012 10:33:00 AM)

    How Far Have We Come?
    Just only the title is enough to attract me and as i continue, I find this is wonderful! !
    Warmly welcome to enjoy my poems! !
    (Report) Reply

  • Alon Dy (8/26/2012 3:25:00 PM)

    nice poem. good ideas. Please feel free to comment and rate my poems. Thank you (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, August 26, 2012

Poem Edited: Monday, August 27, 2012

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