Madhabi Banerjee


Smile - Poem by Madhabi Banerjee

We had Goldfish
And they circled around and around
In a round bowl of glass on the table.
My mother told me ‘always be happy and keep smiling as they are'
In the whirlpool of life, I saw, sometimes my mother was melancholy.
Then she stood before the glass bowl, gazing at the goldfish
If she noticed me that I observed her
she smiled to show me
‘Let's See how a man be happy'
It was saddest smile ever I saw in my life
Coming from vast ocean to a small bowl
the goldfish remained indifferent
This bowl was their own world
Mother told me ‘as and when where you stay
that is your world, take it easy
And be happy in this world, and smile always, my daughter'

Topic(s) of this poem: smile


Comments about Smile by Madhabi Banerjee

  • (1/9/2019 8:42:00 AM)

    very nice, wonderful idea about philosophy of life.10 for your such poem. (Report)Reply

    (1/10/2019 4:49:00 AM)

    thanks a lot, your valueable comment boost me

    (1/10/2019 4:48:00 AM)

    thanks a lot, your valuable comment boost me

    (1/10/2019 4:46:00 AM)

    thanks a lot, your comment boost me

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  • Kumarmani Mahakul (9/25/2018 12:04:00 PM)

    Smiling is good always. We have no cost for smiling simply we have to smile and to win the heart of others. Where ever we stay that is our home and we should feel as its own and live with smile. It may be cited....
    Mother told me ‘as and when where you stay
    that is your world, take it easy
    And be happy in this world, and smile always, my daughter'

    A beautiful poem so nicely delineated.10
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  • Dr Dillip K Swain (9/10/2018 6:46:00 AM)

    Due to some technical problems, I am unable to vote at this moment! I will vote it some other day! (10) (Report)Reply

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  • Dr Dillip K Swain (9/10/2018 6:45:00 AM)

    Mother told me ‘as and when where you stay
    that is your world, take it easy
    And be happy in this world, and smile always, my daughter'....sweet expression! A lovely piece of poetry!
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    Madhabi Banerjee(9/10/2018 12:02:00 PM)

    THANKS A LOTFOR YOUR COMMENTS

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  • Britte Ninad (5/20/2018 2:51:00 AM)

    yeah need smiling face to keep own in happiness with the beautiful world (Report)Reply

    Madhabi Banerjee(5/20/2018 12:28:00 PM)

    thank you britte. your comment is valuable to me

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  • Rajnish Manga (6/26/2017 6:34:00 AM)

    It says a lot about how to get used to a new environment in life. We need to adapt according to new situations. Thanks. (Report)Reply

    Madhabi Banerjee(5/20/2018 12:30:00 PM)

    thanks rajnish for your thanks and comment

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  • Madathil Rajendran Nair (8/9/2016 11:14:00 PM)

    Beautiful poem with a beautiful message M'm. Let us be happy wherever we are placed. (10) (Report)Reply

    Madhabi Banerjee(8/10/2016 5:41:00 AM)

    many many thanks. your comment boost me

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  • (5/24/2016 6:49:00 AM)

    Nice poem, thanks for sharing. (Report)Reply

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  • Subhas Chandra Chakra (5/7/2016 1:37:00 AM)

    It deserves a full 10.
    Subhas
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  • Subhas Chandra Chakra (5/7/2016 1:34:00 AM)

    Let's See how a man be happy'
    It was saddest smile ever I saw in my life
    Coming from vast ocean to a small bowl
    the goldfish remained indifferent
    This bowl was their own world
    Mother told me ‘as and when where you stay
    that is your world, take it easy
    And be happy in this world, and smile always, my daughter'

    Nice, keep us motivated to smile.
    Thanks for sharing the poem dear poetess.
    Subhas
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    Madhabi Banerjee(5/7/2016 1:08:00 PM)

    thanks for your comments.praise other and be happy and keep smiling face always

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  • Edward Kofi Louis (4/29/2016 2:54:00 PM)

    Take a mile with your smile and heal your heart. Thanks for sharing. (Report)Reply

    Madhabi Banerjee(4/30/2016 1:38:00 AM)

    thanks a lot. your comments inspired me

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  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (4/29/2016 2:26:00 PM)

    Wonderful and wise advice by a loving mother....Superb Madhabi (Report)Reply

    Madhabi Banerjee(4/30/2016 1:41:00 AM)

    thanks. I am am honoured

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  • Aarzoo Mehek (4/29/2016 2:23:00 PM)

    beautifulll thought provoking poem. That's what life is all about with all it's sweet and sour experiences.10+ (Report)Reply

    Madhabi Banerjee(4/30/2016 1:43:00 AM)

    your sweet comment make me happy

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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 29, 2016



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