mithilesh yadav

Gold Star - 8,287 Points (14-09-1985 / GORAKHPUR)

So That I Can Always Live.... - Poem by mithilesh yadav

Just to take a feel of world in a different view ……
I walked down the city towards the cemetery …..
And found a man digging a grave, and to him matched my chemistry …….

I requested him to let me sleep in grave till it's owner arrive …….
He allowed me to enjoy the seat of one's last drive ……….

36 inches below the earth I lied, like my body is died ……
And nothing to see left and right, only the direction towards god to decide …..

Lie here I realise one of the biggest fact of life ……
The divine was in front of me and I kept on looking left and right whole life …….

Lie here I realise truth was just above, what actually mention on a gravestone is something……..
But one spend whole his life taking care of the body which actually is nothing …….

So I decided to live a life which can be beautifully inscribed on my gravestone ………
And every one behind me can be happy when I finally leave alone …….

Lie here I realise that what is beneath me what will be on me,
and from which I am surrounded is my earth ………
How childish I was to think of all gold and luxury in life,
while the truth was same right from my birth……..

Oh! this opportunity to realise my life I explored lying a grave …..

Lying here I realise one day all my relation will leave me here and go ……
Some will cry for day or two some will forget me may be in one go …..
Lying here I realise that it should be my aim of life to part of good memories of many …….
Lying here I realise that I should never do a deed which can hurt any ……….

My learning sense was broken by the voice of men arriving towards the graveyard ……….
It was time to leave the place for it's owner who was arriving eagerly to cover his yard…..

Standing in a silence I observed yet one another teaching of my life ……..
Lie here now is just a body which don't have any children or wife ………
It just have it's own name and fame left behind …..
And all good deeds done for mankind ……

Living me alone one day here in same posture may be all will leave ………
But I have to work my best so that in there memory, dreams and love I could always live …….

Topic(s) of this poem: life and death


Comments about So That I Can Always Live.... by mithilesh yadav

  • Akhtar Jawad (2/8/2016 8:19:00 AM)


    A thoughtful poem that touches the heart of a reader. Powerful thoughts in a very impressive style has been painted this great poem. (Report) Reply

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  • Abhilasha Bhatt (2/7/2016 7:35:00 AM)


    Wonderful imaginative sharing you have done.....thank you :) (Report) Reply

  • Bharati Nayak (2/3/2016 7:09:00 PM)


    From beginning to end, the poem holds your attention.Imagining yourself inside a grave, that is the ultimate destination of life, comes the greatest discovery about life- 'How childish I was to think of all gold and luxury in life while the truth was same right from my birth.- - - -Thanks for sharing the beautiful poem. (Report) Reply

    Mithilesh Yadav Mithilesh Yadav (2/3/2016 8:06:00 PM)

    Thanx mam ji.... Just trying to learn from you seniors and expressing my feelings with integrity

  • Rajnish Manga (2/1/2016 12:18:00 PM)


    Nice imagery and a captivating narrative- a person having the feel of lying in a grave. Thanks.
    Lie here I realise one of the biggest fact of life ……
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    Mithilesh Yadav Mithilesh Yadav (2/1/2016 12:38:00 PM)

    Thanx sirji.....

  • Charity Nduhiu (2/1/2016 2:35:00 AM)


    Thanks Yadav its always good to look at live in different angles. You have proved to be flexible. Nice write. (Report) Reply

    Mithilesh Yadav Mithilesh Yadav (2/1/2016 12:37:00 PM)

    Thanx mam

  • Soumita Sarkar (1/31/2016 10:22:00 AM)


    Gorgeous....deed this poem...I thing the last stanza should have 'Leaving' instead of 'living'......true..one moments stay in grave... a lesson to recount n to live...good indeed.Keep it up! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

    Mithilesh Yadav Mithilesh Yadav (1/31/2016 10:51:00 AM)

    u definitely got it rght mam..... i should had been LEAVING instead LIVING..... thanx for correction.......
    and also for your valuable feed back.......

  • (1/30/2016 8:50:00 PM)


    Beautiful poem. Your each and every thought is so true and you are also very brave if actually you went to lie down in grave to have a first hand feel. But even if you didn't the dramatic opening is very impressive. Enjoyed reading the whole poem. Thank you for sharing. (Report) Reply

    Mithilesh Yadav Mithilesh Yadav (1/31/2016 10:52:00 AM)

    thank you mam for ur liking

  • Gajanan Mishra (1/30/2016 8:37:00 PM)


    love is everything in life, without love, you cannot find anything. it is the truth of this world. Thanks, I like it.. (Report) Reply

    Mithilesh Yadav Mithilesh Yadav (1/31/2016 10:53:00 AM)

    thanks for ur liking sir ji

  • Fabrizio Frosini (1/30/2016 2:53:00 PM)


    '' How childish I was to think of all gold and luxury in life,
    while the truth was same right from my birth…….. ''

    Interisting write, Mithilesh.
    I'll tell you, I had never thought to spend some time in a grave, just to better feel the sense of Life.. But it would help, it would really help.. :)
    Thanks for sharing
    Cheers

    P.S.: only 1 point, why all those dots [ ''............'' ]? no need, really.
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    Mithilesh Yadav Mithilesh Yadav (1/31/2016 12:31:00 AM)

    Thanx sir for your valuable comments........ Though I put those points to mark the continuity of my lines till infinity of my feelings..... But will try to avoid in future...... Thanx for ur suggestion

  • Edward Kofi Louis (1/30/2016 2:47:00 PM)


    Life and death! Living with the muse of creation. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

    Mithilesh Yadav Mithilesh Yadav (1/31/2016 12:27:00 AM)

    Thanx....a lot

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, January 30, 2016



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