prashant shaurya

Rookie - 125 Points (07/04/1989 / bettiah now in delhi)

The Test Of The Chief - Poem by prashant shaurya

Much before spring
when the dry leaves fall
the bare brown branches
gave me a call....

And filled with pity
when I expressed my grief
they just went on to praise
the test of the CHIEF...

They said, life's like your school
divided into classes
where, who goes by the Teacher
is the one who passes....


And when the springs began
they called me once again
to show me that it's good
to be faithful in pain...

Now I had understood
that GOD is not so rude
but at times HE intends
to test our servitude....


Comments about The Test Of The Chief by prashant shaurya

  • (1/8/2010 10:50:00 AM)


    dear prashant....it is a beautiful poem with a message.i feel god tests us all the time, to make us remember him, in our best and worst times.only with our servitude, humbleness, and love for him we can get his blessings.simple message put forth in lovely words.thanks for sharing.
    ritty
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  • Prince Obed de la Cruz (1/3/2010 1:47:00 AM)


    thanks for sharing this poem to me... but please share this poem also for others so that they may know... (Report) Reply

  • (12/31/2009 4:39:00 PM)


    I felt the poem was wonderful
    nice message carried over
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  • (12/29/2009 7:46:00 AM)


    Fantastic idea on the nature of God. The story inThe test of The Chief is a simile of the life of a human. You are a good understander of nature, it is like a sermonette.10++ (Report) Reply

  • (12/29/2009 7:45:00 AM)


    Fantastic idea on the nature of God. The story inThe test of Cheif is a simile of the life of a human. You are a good understander of nature, it is like a sermonette.10++ (Report) Reply

  • (12/29/2009 2:34:00 AM)


    its a light poem with a great message....you write from your heart...let the good work continue....I liked you poem...we all are candidates in the test of servitude...wow (Report) Reply

  • (12/28/2009 6:15:00 PM)


    God moves in mysterious ways, as your poem shows rather delightfully. Your final stanza is particularly appealing, particularly the line 'God is not so rude'. You are a fine story-teller, Prashant.
    Love, Allie ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥
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  • Naseer Ahmed Nasir (12/28/2009 12:35:00 AM)


    The poem depicts a better perspective of life and understanding of faith in God. Beautifully written...10/10. Best Wishes.

    Naseer
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  • (12/28/2009 12:04:00 AM)


    A beautiful poem on life's challenges! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • (12/27/2009 7:41:00 AM)


    It is by our understanding of life that we have to have the faith to endure the hardships we face in it. (Report) Reply

  • (12/27/2009 12:19:00 AM)


    God is not rude at all... he tests our love most.. he wants love most.. out of love comes service (Report) Reply

  • (12/20/2009 2:07:00 AM)


    Hello Prashant,
    nice poem really...only I miss in it winter season which is here now (maybe I will write about it) ...there is froze outside, all is white, covered with winter snow banket...
    yes all season learn us something! Thank you for sharing this beautiful poem!
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  • (12/20/2009 12:29:00 AM)


    pearls of wisdom, a profound poem! (Report) Reply

  • (12/19/2009 5:01:00 PM)


    Nice poem with a message about lessons learned........... the first stanza sets the mood nicely. Very good! (Report) Reply

  • John Knight (12/19/2009 3:06:00 PM)


    Hi Prashant - An excellent poem with good consistent structure (five quatrains) and rhyming pattern x - a - x - a. It has good metre and flow - and a salutary content - I score it TEN. What does the poem tell us? We all need to be tested (appraised -monitored - evaluated - tried etc) throughout our lives. This is especially true of those who aspire to High Office (The Boss - the Chief - the Ruler etc) . No Man is above appraisal. The highest in the land must expect to be appraised by God Himself - if not in this life - then at His Judgement Seat. 'He who would be greatest must be Servant of All! ' . Yours in Poetry - JOHN. (Report) Reply

  • (12/19/2009 12:55:00 PM)


    Just like sch, we are tested to evaluate our claims of submision. A very good moral lesson to help us understand this life. Bravo! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • (12/19/2009 9:57:00 AM)


    A very sweet poem and a good moral too....

    Ruthie: o)
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Poem Submitted: Saturday, December 19, 2009

Poem Edited: Saturday, March 12, 2011


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