Kumarmani Mahakul

Gold Star - 146,452 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 loss 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 fear 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 loss 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

  • Chris Embrick (8/10/2017 1:10:00 PM)


    I am honored that such an accomplished poet liked my poem : Amazing Space. I look forward to reading more of your works and learning from the best. (Report) Reply

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  • Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (7/19/2017 2:52:00 AM)


    Erudite & artistically philosophic....Enjoyed this much, Kumar ~FjR~ (Report) Reply

  • Luc Leclaire (7/7/2017 1:16:00 AM)


    Great poem about the mysteries of life, Kumarmani! (Report) Reply

  • (7/6/2017 10:54:00 PM)


    Congratulations on your lovely poem being the poem of the day. (Report) Reply

  • Paul Warren (7/6/2017 8:16:00 PM)


    Congratulations on Poem of the day pondering life and the questions it brings. An excellent poem. (Report) Reply

  • Daniel Brick (7/6/2017 7:15:00 PM)


    Kumarmani, congratulations on being chosen for Poet/Poem of the Day! And your poem is a timely reminder of moral values in a world society that often disregards them. But you are speaking for THE PEOPLE OF THE WORLD who know our goal of a time of TRUTH AND NON-VIOLENCE can only happen when people are imbued with PEACE, BLISS AND SILENCE. I am glad you voiced these universal hopes in terms of your Hindu beliefs because it shows that when people are faithful to their religious tradition the result is a higher harmony of
    all of us. At this mid-point of 2017 your poem summons us to make this year shine with goodness!
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  • (7/6/2017 4:17:00 PM)


    Good lines to follow
    For a full life,
    Never hollow.
    So many vital questions and answers in this magnificent work that it is to be kept close, like a good friend in times of Life's questions, needs and answers.
    Sincere congratulations for this exceptional and beautiful poetic work.
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  • Christina Simmons (7/6/2017 3:52:00 PM)


    I have found when a person turns to the most high: 'fear? ' Become like the child, without ego all fears miraculously disappears. Vanishes into thin air. This poem propels the reader to do some serious soul searching. Congratulation! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Sarah Persson (7/6/2017 1:45:00 PM)


    Congratulations on poem of the day. A poem that leaves us pondering. Thank you for sharing this excellent write (Report) Reply

  • Rajnish Manga (7/6/2017 12:50:00 PM)


    A person fear for his or her unjust work,
    Virtuous qualities like truth and nonviolence,
    Bring a person peace, bliss and silence....//.... Congrats and thanks for a truly motivational poem which prescribes a righteous path full of truthfulness and nonviolence. Thanks, Kumarnani ji.
    (Report) Reply

  • Akhtar Jawad (7/6/2017 11:58:00 AM)


    Congratulations, a very good selection as member's poem of the day. (Report) Reply

  • Seamus O' Brian (7/6/2017 10:51:00 AM)


    Questions asked, and questions answered. The profound questions of life, the deep questions. You give straightforward and direct answers that leave a much greater trail of asking than appears here; like a comet with a single point of light, but a much more difficult to perceive tail.

    Live nobly, maintain integrity and humility in the face of a greater universe. My gestalt is that such deep questions require more depth of answer, but then I recall a scripture that addresses this very concern,

    What does God require of you, o man? That you do justice, love mercy, and walk humbly before your God.

    or the Rabbi Jeshua, who pronounced that all the law might be fulfilled in the simple mandate, Love God with all your heart, and love your neighbor as yourself.

    I came to this piece with a bit of arrogance in my heart, that the deep questions of life not be addressed so briefly, and leave a bit more humbly stirred that perhaps simplicity does not necessarily equate to inadequacy.

    Thank you for the opportunity for meditation and introspection, both increasingly rare in these times.
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  • Indira Renganathan (7/6/2017 10:27:00 AM)


    Excellent reasoning and thoughtful, meaningful writing....I like the concluding lines very much
    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.. congratulations Kumar, on being the poet of the day...thanks a lot for sharing this excellent poem...God bless you
    (Report) Reply

  • Elena Sandu (7/6/2017 10:01:00 AM)


    Congratulations dear friend, happy to see your profound poem it deserves to be chosen. Yes, such questions we all might need to have, and try to find an answer each, by self. (Report) Reply

  • (7/6/2017 9:16:00 AM)


    A human knows all your queries before doing wrong.Some are aware of your answers also and avoid wrong deeds.Thanks to remind.I think, this is your 1001 poem.we are proud of you. (Report) Reply

  • (7/6/2017 7:33:00 AM)


    Introspection brings important questions and their answers upon surface. These simple everyday moral, ethical and practical ways of guidance are tools for living a good life. Congratulations for member poem of the day place. Purity and simplicity reflects in your words. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh T A (7/6/2017 7:04:00 AM)


    Congratulations for your poem being selected as today's member poem! Full oc pros and cons idigating the nature of life and the way escape from fear to attain peace by meditation od the Almighty! (Report) Reply

  • Lyn Paul (7/6/2017 4:45:00 AM)


    Many questions here where so many seek the answers.
    Your best poem!
    Thank you
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  • Kishore Kumar Das (7/6/2017 4:30:00 AM)


    Congrats to you for your poem of the day.....you have meticulously analysed the cause of fear and prescribed the necessary recipe for overcoming the same in your memorable poem.....full 10 points... (Report) Reply

  • Bharati Nayak (7/6/2017 3:59:00 AM)


    A person fear 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.
    - - - A very well written poem probing the cause of our fear and showing the way to become fearless.
    Congratulations for being the Poet of the Day.
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, March 4, 2015



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