Nature's Way! ! Poem by Siddartha Montik

Nature's Way! !

Rating: 4.9


Student Camp on its tour of Nature,
walking along a coast in their leisure.

remembering the Nature's wonders in many,
comparing to the lessons they had in botany.

crossing by a turtle nest almost camouflaged,
amused, a student, looking at a baby lone and stranded.

not heeding to the words of the leader,
went on helping the baby turtle to the water.

group walked ahead, feeling happy for the deed,
only to turn back to the loud cry of gulls behind!

scores of babies running berserk on their way,
getting picked by the gulls as easy prey.

is all for nobody's guess, what went wrong,
that, 'the baby acting only as a watch-dog! '
its move, signal for the siblings in wait,
'its all safe and good now, right time to go wet.'

simple mechanism so built-in, its all in 'Nature's way',
let's not meddle-in, better we stay away.

copyright © Siddartha Montik (Ramesh Kompella)

Nature's Way! !
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Topic(s) of this poem: nature
COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Valsa George 05 August 2017

Nature has its own way to protect its inhabitants! Animals and birds can take care of themselves... It is better that human beings don't intervene! However the camp in Nature's lap must have been an exciting experience!

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Cherie Mort 09 February 2017

I like this poem very much. even though it has a sad ending, the poem serves as a moral to not try and fix something that does not need any fixing. so it is with nature's very essence. if we take something, we must be wary that it does not break our fragile balance with nature. otherwise what we are doing is to our own detriment.

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Qiniso Mogale 21 April 2017

Not heeding to the words of the Leader. Magnificent

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Arnab Kumar Roy 23 October 2017

Nature: Savior or Slayer? ?

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Siddartha Montik 02 April 2018

Nature.. a Perfect 'Balancer'! !

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Bernard F. Asuncion 04 August 2019

Let nature’s way do its task..... Significant poem, sir Siddartha..10+++

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Safiyyah Manjra 18 September 2018

Made me think about life, but sadly, not in a positive light.

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Ruta Mohapatra 10 June 2018

A good message! One must understand nature's ways.

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Ashika Murali Acharya 06 March 2018

A lovely poem with a good moral too, not to meddle up in natures way.

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Sada Bihari Sahu 26 February 2018

Beautifully penned. simple mechanism so built-in, its all in 'Nature's way', let's not meddle-in, better we stay away. Thanks for sharing the poem.

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