Rajesh Thankappan

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Requirement (A Quatrain) - Poem by Rajesh Thankappan

What we require is just a berth
For this worldly journey that we traverse,
But often I believe in my fallacy vain
Why not book for myself the entire train!

Topic(s) of this poem: life

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Man's desire often exceeds his requirement and they start behaving like gluttons. (written on 25/12/11)

Comments about Requirement (A Quatrain) by Rajesh Thankappan

  • Valsa George (3/21/2015 7:21:00 AM)

    Our basic requirements are minimum..... but we are never satisfied with moderate comforts! In our anxiety to be the sole proprietor of everything, we never care to think that it is depriving others of their genuine share!
    Great quatrain!
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  • (3/15/2015 11:06:00 AM)

    Again the very truth penned with amazing words......I like it very much....10 (Report) Reply

  • Madathil Rajendran Nair (3/15/2015 1:07:00 AM)

    I am reminded of two lines from an old, famous poem. It was in an English text book:

    I am content with what I have
    Little be it, or much

    The Shepherd Boy’s Song in the Valley of Humiliation
    By John Bunyan (1628–1688)

    Thanks for sharing.
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Poem Submitted: Friday, March 13, 2015

Poem Edited: Friday, March 13, 2015

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