Sathya Narayana

Gold Star - 7,612 Points (12-06-1958 / Nellore, Andhra Pradesh)

We Defy Barriers - Poem by Sathya Narayana

I am a doctor!
Nay! May be a miner!
Some call me a burglar
And some as scavenger

I cut open your hearts
To see exists what
In that hidden crate
I cave into your minds
I thieve into your thoughts
Be there precious jewels
Or dirty black coal
I dig out to show the world
Their true colors
And I rob you of your sleep
If you are a hypocrite
Or a crafty cat
Bare you out in street
And tell the rest
To quit your kind of trait
And lo! If you are a pious soul
I low and bow before you
Give my life in whole
As an oblation to your ideals

After all I am a poet
With a multipronged weapon
In my strong hand
I don’t mind you call it
A scalpel, a shovel
A sword or a broom
I call it a pen
Sweeping and moping clean
Dirty streets of my nation
I even dare into whole world
Every nuke and corner
And declare in valor
“Poets have no barriers”


Comments about We Defy Barriers by Sathya Narayana

  • Louie -Love & Peace- Levy (8/22/2009 3:38:00 PM)

    Dear Sathya,
    Thank you for your kind thoughts given my poem-
    'A New World Melody'.You mention that your poem,
    WE DEFY BARRIERS was written with mutual inspires in mind. There
    continues to exist and site many a chaotic venue of which human
    civilization continues to disrespect and violate their own decent, peace
    making laws. Upon my reading your poem several times,
    I am insightful of the heartfelt sentiments that were inspired.
    You seem to address some manner of fault and relative blame
    of existing world conditions.

    Your Hearts/ your minds/ your thoughts/ your sleep/

    Poets are of many a controversial mind., thoughts and sleepless unrest.
    Poets, writers and all whom have concern for speaking freely for Peace,
    need be inspired by other than what has failed for many thousands on years.
    There is no need to describe, point and blame. All have fault that salute to flags
    of greed and conquest. 'Should all of human dogmatic brain mind their own faith and
    not that of another, most wars will stop and not start'.
    On the contrary, Poets do have many barriers. Should they be forgetful,
    they are arrested without just litigation. However, we all must rescue Earth from
    the evils of 'Men', unkind. Solution for Peace is simple,
    Love Empathy Compassion will prevail for all.
    Thank you for sharing,
    Louie
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  • Ershad MazumderErshad Mazumder (11/15/2008 9:08:00 PM)

    Raise your head beyond the level of sky.Ask the himalaya to bow down.Ask the river to follow you. This is a note for the poets from me. (Report)Reply

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  • Reshma Ramesh (9/12/2008 5:50:00 PM)

    woah! ! ! great write...... (Report)Reply

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  • Subbaraman N V (8/29/2008 3:06:00 AM)

    Absolutely right! We can transform! (Report)Reply

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  • Albert Wong (8/26/2008 11:51:00 PM)

    Open ones heart
    pls don't forget to off those bad and criminal thought,
    cut inside through meat don't forget take away the lazy bone.
    Work normally between a doctor and a poet, guy!
    Give the right dose to human and a whole country.10 pt.
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  • Greenwolfe 1962 (8/21/2008 6:11:00 PM)

    This is a grand write of clarity. It is a grand thing of meaning. A grand thing
    of creation and revelation. It is the kind of thing that offers wisdom as a bonus bargain of the day. What better day occurs in ones life!

    GW62
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  • Rajaram RamachandranRajaram Ramachandran (8/12/2008 6:36:00 AM)

    The pen is mightier than the sword. What you say that a poet has no barrier is cent percent correct. (Report)Reply

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  • Indira RenganathanIndira Renganathan (8/4/2008 3:43:00 AM)

    Well composed. Three cheers for your divine broom Thanks for sharing (Report)Reply

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  • Indira Babbellapati (8/4/2008 1:39:00 AM)

    i somehow can't look at myself as a poet, or for that matter in any structured labels...sathya...i'm human. let me tell you, the poem has rhythm n flows good...
    cheer
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  • Fred Babbin (8/3/2008 1:31:00 PM)

    Your poem does have that necessary poetic rhythm. The English is not perfect, but with a little help, it has possibilities., (Report)Reply

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  • Rema Prasanna (8/3/2008 11:37:00 AM)

    I agree... poets can use their pens to fight...... fight for a cause.. dont run back... remain calm....words can kill at times.....but you wrote clearly you use it for a cause..... excellent powerful work.10 and more stars...

    Rema
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  • James Timothy Jarrett (8/3/2008 9:02:00 AM)

    Powerfully written. Excellent tribute to the poet..kudos (Report)Reply

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  • Kesav EaswaranKesav Easwaran (8/3/2008 7:25:00 AM)

    you say poets have no barriers...true words as this poem of yours proves they are...excellent imagination and good connectivity to what intended and what wrote...10/10 (Report)Reply

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  • Colin J...Colin J... (8/3/2008 5:31:00 AM)

    “Poets have no barriers”
    All hail to that...
    Nice poem...
    Colin J...
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Poem Submitted: Sunday, August 3, 2008

Poem Edited: Saturday, August 1, 2009


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