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The Arrogance Of A Writer

Rating: 5.0

When problems arise
Like dark clouds into my skies,
A strange kind of thrill goes over me.
Why?
Because I am a writer.
I thrive on adversity.
Rolling and tumbling fill me with words
Which come out as pearls on paper...

When my efforts go down the drain,
And everything I do goes in vain,
It doesn't matter anymore.
Why?
Because I am a writer.
I love to write.
And I am no longer in it for rewards.
My words are my best rewards...

When people at my work station
Tell me my performance is below their expectation,
I just smile and shrug it off like a duck in a pond.
Why?
Because I am a writer.
I know myself and my worth much better.
One day these people and I will all be gone into thin air.
But my words will stay and echo through the whole universe...

The Arrogance Of A Writer
Sunday, July 10, 2016
Pearls Poems: 163 / 500
Topic(s) of this poem: arrogance,life
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Valsa George 15 July 2016

Words have immense power. They continue to thrill and inspire others even after we disappear from this Earth! I greatly applaud your sense of pride in being a writer, Jasbir! Yes, we all can be proud that we are writers! ! Great write!

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Kelly Kurt 10 July 2016

Wonderful! Yes, we writers thrive on adversity, and our words will outlive us

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Because I am a writer. I know myself and my worth much better. One day these people and I will all be gone into thin air. But my words will stay and echo through the whole universe. Yes Ma'am. Your words will be echoing through the thin air and Ether as well not only afterwards, but also now for years to come.. Thanks for this lovely poem.10++ for it. Subhas

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Rajnish Manga 22 July 2016

There is no arrogance here. It is the feeling of confidence, self-control and a writer's uprightness that stands him or her in good stance even in the face of challenges and adversities. Thank you so much, Jasbir ji, for this great piece of poetry. Because I am a writer / I thrive on adversity /...words....come out as pearls on paper...

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Bill Cantrell 04 August 2020

wow, wow, wow, why have I not seen your poetry before now? , This is absolutely stunning and amazing, you are profoundly in tune with my thinking, you cherished poetess! ., ! I am thankful I happened upon your poems.m., ., ., oh how beautiful....how tender and honestly your emotions flow, to my top of favorites I am placing you! ! ! Just absolutely amazing! ! !

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Israj Ali 08 October 2018

Because I am a writer. I know myself and my worth much better.- - - very good work culture- -this poem nicely has been written.

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Kumarmani Mahakul 14 September 2017

I know myself and my worth much better. One day these people and I will all be gone into thin air. But my words will stay and echo through the whole universe... lovely theme. Beautiful poem having haunting expression. Thanks for sharing.

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Jasbir Chatterjee 17 September 2017

Thanks for your hearty appreciation of my poems, Kumarmani...I don't think I can thank you enough for all those wonderful comments you have left behind on so many of my poems. Thanks once again!

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Chinedu Dike 14 June 2017

Focussed and factual. Beautiful depiction of the essence and intricacies of writing elegantly brought forth in good rhyme scheme with insight. Great job Jasbir. Thanks for sharing.

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Dimitrios Galanis 16 March 2017

Though the last verses seem to spread out an arrogance, they do not.It's not a personal matter of a single writer boasts over his own achievements.The writer here, the poet, puts down these verses to defend all writers in the world.She speaks on their sake.Writers have to thank her.

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