Amitava Sur

Gold Star - 22,496 Points (20.01.1950 / Kolkata)

Spoil Curry - Poem by Amitava Sur

This life
Is very simple
And so beautiful it is.
It's creative, innovative
with an enormous energy.

But being trapped and drowned
In desire and greed,
Intoxication, delusion, jealousy and anger,
In someway or other,
Those six vices, for sure
Spoil our life at last! !
Amitava (23.10.2015)


Topic(s) of this poem: life

Form: Free Verse

Comments about Spoil Curry by Amitava Sur

  • Savita Tyagi (11/27/2015 7:06:00 PM)

    Enjoyed this spoiled curry analogy very much. As a cook so close to my everyday life. Little out of proportion and you got a rotten dish on hand. Life is very much like that.Thank you for sharing it. (Report) Reply

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  • Kumarmani Mahakul (10/29/2015 10:59:00 AM)

    Your title of the poem is so justified. Really a person intoxicated with vices is nearer to spoiled life. An intensive poem I like most. Thanks for sharing. - - 10 (Report) Reply

  • Vaidyanathan Ram Iyer (10/25/2015 9:50:00 PM)

    Those six vices, spoiled our life, that's true, (Report) Reply

  • Lyn Paul (10/24/2015 8:16:00 PM)

    Great truth in your curry. We put so much into living, all we ask in return is those simple things. (Report) Reply

  • Bakuli Bhakali (10/24/2015 2:20:00 AM)

    well depicted Amitava......! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

    Amitava Sur (10/24/2015 4:49:00 AM)

    Thank you Bakuli for appreciating the poem.

  • (10/24/2015 12:04:00 AM)

    You're second stanza describes well what most politicians and criminal people do.
    Those things sure spoil life's curry, not a very nice thing to do to such a delicious stew.
    Excellent poem,
    Thank you, dear Sir.
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    Amitava Sur (10/24/2015 4:47:00 AM)

    I thank you for reading the poem and making comment on it.

  • (10/23/2015 11:30:00 PM)

    The shad Ripu (six vices like greed, anger, lust, jealousy etc..inducted by God in human mind in a way act as spices and make the life worth living. Otherwise human life would have become too monotonous and boring.
    If we take the vices as boon in disguise, avoiding excess of any of them, we can enjoy life, with it's ups and downs,
    and make it meaningful.
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    Amitava Sur (10/24/2015 4:48:00 AM)

    Thanks a lot for reading and making your comment.

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Poem Submitted: Friday, October 23, 2015

Poem Edited: Friday, October 23, 2015

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