Kesav Venkat Easwaran

Rookie - 288 Points (June 5th / Kerala- India)

My Dilemma - Poem by Kesav Venkat Easwaran

Many a few I behold, talk
Sweet love to me
Through their eyes
Many others I meet, walk
Straight into me
With their words

But I can’t talk love, back
To those beloved ones
Or take them into my heart
For, a loving watchful lot
Often raise questions and
Keep me away from my plots!

01 04 08

Comments about My Dilemma by Kesav Venkat Easwaran

  • (12/9/2009 8:51:00 PM)

    I enjoy the play on talking and walking as a one-sided movement, thanks (Report) Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • (2/21/2009 9:50:00 PM)

    responding the way you want..the preconceived person you have in mind..what we realy speak is not we realy intend to..seems recorded..not natural (Report) Reply

  • (11/23/2008 5:22:00 AM)

    alas you are right, but with time comes a mellowing and perhaps we become more tolerant, a prodding poem of thoughtful 10+ (Report) Reply

  • (9/26/2008 12:44:00 PM)

    I do understand you..... so hard to explain things which sometimes they turn a deaf ear. (Report) Reply

  • Vidyadhar Durgekar (8/17/2008 12:22:00 AM)

    Another beautiful poem............... (Report) Reply

  • Palas Kumar Ray (7/28/2008 5:08:00 AM)

    This is perhaps the most unknown reason for not
    reciprocating sweet words to fans(?) . But I must agree
    You spoke the TRUTH because when mind is busy
    weaving a plot it ceases to react on mundane calls
    and makes someone a bit unsocial and apparently
    proud too.Bad luck.
    (Report) Reply

  • (6/10/2008 12:40:00 AM)

    There needs be no dilemma. Let us love all and serve all! (Report) Reply

  • Sadiqullah Khan (5/22/2008 8:06:00 AM)

    you have good plots but for the watchful ones, , , , such good words, , (Report) Reply

  • Sarah Abdullah (4/12/2008 9:41:00 AM)

    One word...
    (Report) Reply

  • Sulaiman Mohd Yusof (4/11/2008 8:41:00 AM)

    i have a plot..........a plot to give you a 10 for this lovely piece (Report) Reply

  • (4/6/2008 4:55:00 AM)

    I love the deceptive simplicity of your verse. Perhaps the plots can wait awhile.

    (Report) Reply

  • (4/6/2008 2:17:00 AM)

    A good human understanding but many times we can not avoid these things and just allow ourselves to love these pretty emotions.But it ia a sensible advice to all those who just ruin themselves because of false praise and love in others' eyes.For example. Iago -a villain of Othello by Shakespeare comments about himself and says:
    'I am not What I am'
    and King Claudius in Hamlet makes the same comment when he says:
    'one may smile and smile and be a villain'.
    Good Job.
    (Report) Reply

  • (4/5/2008 3:40:00 AM)

    I really did connect with this one too.
    You have an such ease with words that what you express transfers readily to the reader, and one is drawn into it, quite unknowingly. Really liked this one!
    (Report) Reply

  • (4/1/2008 11:31:00 PM)

    Reminds me of Joggers Park... well said, loving eyes do hold a warning, don't they? (Report) Reply

  • (4/1/2008 10:42:00 PM)

    The dilemma is true coz it is difficult to reciprocate the words….the silent words are understood better….great lines… (Report) Reply

Read all 15 comments »

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Poem Edited: Tuesday, August 5, 2008

[Report Error]