Kumarmani Mahakul

Gold Star - 363,020 Points (Gandam, Dist-Deogarh, Odisha, INDIA)

Why Does A Person Fear? - Poem by Kumarmani Mahakul

Why does a person fear?
Why does he or she lose cheer?
How does a person achieve?
How does one get mischief?

What is the aim of a life?
Is the age sixty of a person ripe?
Why does a person miscarry?
Why does a person speculate fairy?

How to survive in this earth?
Can a person avoid rebirth?
Many questions arises in person's mind,
What are the solutions have to find?

A person fears for his or her unjust work,
Telling a lie leads him or her to murk.
Virtuous qualities like truth and nonviolence
Bring a person peace, bliss and silence.

Noble works, hard labour, bring ascent for person,
Meditation brings calmness and righteous action.
Aim of life should be to do good for nation,
And to do for soul will always be the notion.

Night comes after day and vice versa is sure,
Rebirth must come after death, action should be pure.
God can solve each problem if we shall do well,
Let's meditate him and save life from hood's tale.

Topic(s) of this poem: fear


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Here poet seeks the reason of fear of a person. Through some interrogative sentences he precedes the poem. Why does person lose cheer? How to survive in this earth? Can persons avoid rebirth? These are some questions arise in his mind. He finds answers himself and says that a person fears for his or her unjust works. Telling a lie leads a person to darkness and it compels to tell several lies. It can't bring peace. Hence persons should lead their lives in righteous path like truthfulness and nonviolence. Virtuous qualities bring peace, bliss and happiness. Some people do not believe in rebirth but it is sure that we have to take rebirth as per our past actions (karma) . We must meditate God and do good works which save us from hood or gangster. This is the theme of the poem in nutshell. This is written in Deogarh, Odisha, India and is dedicated to the people of the world.
Glossary
Miscarry - go wrong/fail
Fairy - small imaginary being with magical power
Ascent - rising/ upward movement
Vice versa - with the order of term changed
Hood - gangster

Comments about Why Does A Person Fear? by Kumarmani Mahakul

  • Jez Brul (7/18/2019 6:44:00 AM)

    I definitely agree with mam Valsa. A person who has lives righteously will never fear anything. His soul is unconquerable.10+++++++ (Report)Reply

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  • Adeeb Alfateh (7/7/2019 3:34:00 AM)

    Noble works, hard labour, bring ascent for person,
    Meditation brings calmness and righteous action.
    Aim of life should be to do good for nation,
    And to do for soul will always be the notion.


    indeed good write
    great 10+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
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  • Sylvia Frances Chan (7/6/2019 10:25:00 AM)

    To my eyes is this an educative poem, the teacher interrogates and the pupil must give the answer, as we can read in this great advising poem. Highest appreciations for this excellently worded poem, Master Poet Kumarmani Mahakul Sir. Such an enormous pleasure to read this valuable treasure time and again. A 10 Full Score God's Blessings in Abundance. I regretted that I haven't given this response earlier. So true fantastic! (Report)Reply

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  • Valsa George (6/1/2019 6:38:00 AM)

    We shouldn't allow fear to subdue us! In fact fear stems from a guilty conscience. A person who leads a virtuous life and whose actions are just and in the right direction, he needn't fear anything! A man of lies will be constantly under the fear of being caught and exposed! To have peace of mind, one should stick to righteous ways! A poem full of nourishing thoughts! (Report)Reply

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  • Luz Hanaii (5/16/2019 1:42:00 PM)

    Beautifully penned, I love how you first pose the questions and in then give answers.
    I also enjoyed reading the Poet's Note. Thank you for sharing my friend.
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  • Ric Bastasa (4/23/2019 6:03:00 PM)

    A brilliant poem is shared....Rebirth must come after death, action should be pure.
    God can solve each problem if we shall do well,
    Let's meditate him and save life from hood's tale. This poem is truly brilliant.10
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  • Luz Hanaii (4/23/2019 3:13:00 PM)

    Much enjoyed, your poems brings peace and invites one to meditate or stop the mind from so much chatter.
    Also having good actions cause one to be at peace with self and others.
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  • (4/23/2019 8:18:00 AM)

    No, no, not at all. There is no need to fear as soul is fearless. Soul motivates mind and greatly influences life's journey. Many obstacles come but we should not fear at all. Every person should feel his inner courage and light. This poem is very nicely written poem. (Report)Reply

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  • (4/23/2019 8:17:00 AM)

    No, no, not at all. There is no need to fear as soul is fearless. Soul motivates mind and greatly influences life's journey. Many obstacles come but we should not fear at all. E (Report)Reply

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  • Sj Holland (3/26/2019 9:50:00 AM)

    Your poems are so soothing. It is not easy to write rhyming poetry that is truly interesting and not trite, but you excel at that. I like these lines,

    " Noble works, hard labour, bring ascent for person,
    Meditation brings calmness and righteous action.
    Aim of life should be to do good for nation,
    And to do for soul will always be the notion."

    Thank you for commenting on my Haiku " Forgiveness." Blessings to you today!
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  • Madhabi Banerjee (2/7/2019 12:08:00 PM)

    truely a bold poem. i like it (Report)Reply

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  • (12/23/2018 6:15:00 AM)

    We shall remain fearless to survive well dear darling poet, Kumar. I love this poem. Thanks for sharing this. (Report)Reply

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  • Kumarmani Mahakul (12/21/2018 7:24:00 PM)

    I specially thank to all reviewers and visitors to this poem who have commented and visited till date 19 December 2018. Every comment giving person is unique. Instead of replying you one by one I am thanking you all in this mass reply. Your effort is highly appreciated. I am offering my prayer before God for goodness and fortune for all of you, your all family members and for the world peace. May fragrant flowers bloom in your way of journey! ** (Report)Reply

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  • Aniruddha Pathak (11/16/2018 11:01:00 PM)

    Deeply philosophical and a good read (Report)Reply

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  • (11/9/2018 2:13:00 AM)

    Fearful state of mind is unjust. We have to have rights of freedom and we should do noble works in life. a GREAT WORTHY POEM! (Report)Reply

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  • (11/9/2018 2:11:00 AM)

    Whatever may be the situation, we shall not fear. Remaining fearlessness is a nice art. Your poem motivates us to have inner freedom and outer protection. (Report)Reply

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  • Dr Dillip K Swain (10/14/2018 2:25:00 AM)

    A motivational piece of work carrying precious message! Value based piece of poetry! (Report)Reply

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  • Bri Edwards (10/6/2018 2:40:00 PM)

    Thanks for Poet's Notes, especially the Glossary!

    Many questions arises... i'd use arise ;)

    i've heard of murky but not murk. NOW i have! !
    noun: murk: 1. darkness or thick mist that makes it difficult to see.
    i believe some of your poem's statements CAN be true, BUT are not always for all people, ....unfortunately. to MyPoemList.

    bri :)
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  • Parameswaran Nair Damodaran Nair (9/30/2018 7:34:00 AM)

    Fear gnerates out of guilt and peace out of virtues. We have to cleanse our souls in the pool of devotion to God. We get salvation depending on our Karma. The poet has brought in this Upanishad ideology vividly. Thank you Kumaramaniji. (Report)Reply

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  • Captain Cur (9/22/2018 8:57:00 PM)

    A brilliantly penned poem on the nature of fear and the power of belief. This poem also attempts to answer many important questions that have occupied mankind for millennia. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Poem Edited: Sunday, May 26, 2019


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