The Monkey Stared Hard At Me... Poem by Kesav Venkat Easwaran

The Monkey Stared Hard At Me...

The monkey stared hard at me;
Imitating him I was?
It was clear his birth right;
Who I thought I was?
I could feel a bit ashamed;
How would I answer back?
Outside he was watching from;
It was me behind bars...

May 2nd 2009

Deependra Kumar Jha 21 June 2009

A very good and thought provoking write once again! liked it...

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yes. i agree. fantastic write. short but much thoughts embedded.

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Seema Chowdhury 20 May 2009

deep and meaningful poem.

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Sylvia Frances Chan 03 July 2020

This is poem sublimest, Kesav Sir! A thought-provoking poem with a deep philosophy humorous, bit ironical, but very cleverly written To MyPoemsList.

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Akhtar Jawad 01 March 2020

A thoughtful metaphor, an intelligent write.

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Dr Dillip K Swain 06 February 2020

A wonderful observation! A beautiful poem with fabulous imagery................10

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Kesav Easwaran 06 February 2020

Yes indeed. Thank you Dillip

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Rose Marie Juan-austin 22 January 2020

A poem of great depth. It invokes thoughts to ponder about. Cleverly written.

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Kesav Easwaran 22 January 2020

We think we humans are superior to every other being in this universe. How come this? Think how a virus works, for that matter. Thanks for your analytical feedback Rose Marie. Liked

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Patti Masterman 09 July 2009

I love this poem. The tables were turned and guess who was behind bars and who was imitating who? Wonderful. Maybe the monkey will have the last laugh on us humans too?

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