Kumarmani Mahakul

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Moisture Of Empathy - Poem by Kumarmani Mahakul

I have understood questions you ask,
Our eyes tear when you are ignorant,
When you divert your face from father
And you run so far in opposite direction
To search a drop of happiness,
But you get tired and you do not get,
Your temporary joy vanishes soon.

We feel and share our feelings with you,
You are in state of confusion and stress,
No material thing gives joy that we need,
By money we get inventions, no joy,
Can you go to market and buy love
And buy a cup of peace and a plate of joy?
Inventions give comfort and make work easy,
No inventions give real happiness we need.

Many of us are thirsty like in summer,
We need to quench thirst drinking water,
Can we drink vapour and ice and hot water?
Will these quench thirst so far we need?
Can we drink hydrogen and oxygen gases?
We need water in particular form to drink,
So that we can quench thirst and get joy.

When water in small quantity diffuses
Within a solid or it condenses in surface,
This looks charming known as moisture,
The ability it carries to feel and share
This is called as empathy in broad sense,
When soul drinks a drop of God's wisdom,
His life is moistened and this becomes soft,
Like the petals of lotus life dazzles,
Then soul serves through his ability,
He gains the knowledge of feeling others.

© Kumarmani Mahakul,03 September 2018. All rights reserved.

Topic(s) of this poem: answers, life, perception, philosophical , spiritual

Form: Free Verse


Comments about Moisture Of Empathy by Kumarmani Mahakul

  • Rose Marie Juan-austin (9/13/2018 10:38:00 PM)

    A wonderful poem superbly penned.
    Yes, no material thing gives joy that we need.
    It is in God's wisdom that we draw our happines
    A great spiritual write full of wisdom.10
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  • Poet Poet (9/4/2018 10:32:00 AM)

    CONTD What can one do without money who can say with confidence deprive yourself the luxury what is it to me or anybody But have faith we all live to die happily But then will we know what happiness was May I ask (Report)Reply

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  • Poet Poet (9/4/2018 10:32:00 AM)

    ASK the rich folks with tonnes of money what is joy and how they enjoy folks who have little or none only bask in the glory of what could be all in theory they haven't seen half of the world many have not gone beyond their home lanes and yet speak of wisdom it will come from heaven Hope it does soonly many don't know many things..Money today as over the ages has become the key to even heaven a comfortable burial and incineration (Report)Reply

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  • Valsa George (9/3/2018 11:43:00 PM)

    This indeed is a lovely write so logically and wisely enumerated! I agree with you fully! No material thing or the great inventions of Science and technology can give us lasting happiness! God's love alone can satiate our longings and offer us true delight and peace of mind! Top marks! (Report)Reply

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  • (9/3/2018 11:12:00 PM)

    This poem is absolutely beautiful. I love such poem. I agree with Petals entirely. This is a moisturizer poem for humanity. Readers should read such a lovely poem. You are a mysterious poet. (Report)Reply

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  • Tirupathi Chandrupatla (9/3/2018 6:40:00 AM)

    Basic needs must be fulfilled, only then we get the value of inventions. Nicely depicted in the poem. (Report)Reply

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  • Mahtab Bangalee (9/3/2018 4:41:00 AM)

    elated verse-

    Can you go to market and buy love
    And buy a cup of pace and a plate of joy?
    ...(and self ecstatic word)
    When soul drinks a drop of God's wisdom,

    /// great writing
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  • Bri Edwards (9/3/2018 4:28:00 AM)

    (cont.)

    at first i thought a parent was speaking of a son (or daughter) who has left home in search of something, and who has not succeeded in finding love, peace, or joy.

    then you move to an analogy re H2O which i don't think i quite understood, but you connect 'empathy' to water?
    symbolism is OFTEN 'over my head' aka i don't understand it. then you move on to God and another analogy to water/moisture.

    it's an interesting piece even if i don't understand it all. bri :)
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  • Bri Edwards (9/3/2018 4:27:00 AM)

    (cont.)
    but i disagree with some of it. some things money can buy (some of which are 'inventions') CAN and DO bring JOY/happiness to people, ......though it may not bring lasting happiness, OR one may use up all their money to buy continued happiness. it's ok if one has ENOUGH MONEY!
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  • Bri Edwards (9/3/2018 4:26:00 AM)

    And buy a cup of pace and a plate of joy? did you mean to type peace? i'll take 2 cups of peace, please! ! ! :)

    some favorite lines:

    By money we get inventions, no joy,
    Can you go to market and buy love
    And buy a cup of pace and a plate of joy?

    (cont.)
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  • Muzahidul Reza (9/3/2018 4:26:00 AM)

    The moisture of empathy is fantastically penned in your wonderful poem, thanks for sharing (Report)Reply

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  • (9/3/2018 4:14:00 AM)

    Wow wonderful philosophical poem..Drink a drop of God's wisdom for eternal happiness and joy (Report)Reply

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  • (9/3/2018 3:24:00 AM)

    You Indians are very mystic in nature. You have greatness in your mind. How you get such wonderful idea this amazes us. Yes we need to drink water not vapor and ice. This poem has deep philosophy inside. (Report)Reply

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  • (9/3/2018 2:26:00 AM)

    You have discovered the elixir for happiness. (Report)Reply

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  • (9/3/2018 2:19:00 AM)

    Wow! you have moistened my heart writing such a lovely poem. Yes, we need to drink water for body and wisdom of God for soul. A great philosophical poem is written by a great poet from India. This spiritual poem is full of wisdom to learn. We gain ability by God's grace. Amen! (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, September 3, 2018

Poem Edited: Monday, September 3, 2018


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