Poem: Attitude towards Life

Oh! Almighty!
Oh! Almighty!

We all are passengers…

walking on the different

roads of life.

Quarrelling for three things-

Money, Land and Wife.

Why are we stepping in this strife?

Is this a life?

Anger, evil and ego live within us.

Yet, I don’t know why it does.

Perhaps, we forget to kill these bugs.

Telling lie is habitual in all of us…

Fear! Fear! Fear!

Almighty is watching us.

We are stepping everyday in this


Hurting others is now called a life...

Our blunt tongues are sharper than a knife!

Is this a life?

No! No! No!

This is not a life… this is not a life!

Life is to live for others.

Be generous, caring and full of love.

That’s why I say-

Love begets love.

To make this world a beautiful heaven,

Forgiveness and non-violence should be our weapon.

And last but not the least…

Love is a good medicine to defeat in strife,

We humans then say-

That is a life... that is a life!

~ Copyright © Surabhi Kaura 2010

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Abhitheprince 6 years ago

i am sure you follow this in your life..the best among all others

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Daniel J. Neumann 6 years ago from Harrisburg, Pa

This is a great poem. It makes me think of Gandhi if he lived to see today. He wouldn’t be proud of where we're at now, but he'd be proud of this. You're one of the few, Surabhi Kaura, that listen to God, without revising the words to fit greed. Thanks for sharing these thoughts with us :)

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Rishy Rich 6 years ago from Bangladesh

Well, Im not a great fan of God...but Im a lover of Humanity...& I wish one day all humans could live like this poem!

Very nice work...

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Surabhi Kaura 6 years ago from Toronto, Canada Author

Good to know that you are a lover of humanity. Thanks for considering this a nice work.

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the clean life 6 years ago from New Jersey Shore

Great job on this Hub! Life is all what we make it and Yes, you are right. Only if all of us in this world could live and love each other. This world would be a much better place to live in.

Thanks for sharing with us.

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sofs 6 years ago

Good work Surabhi, a good little preaching I should say, in a nice way. Somethings a lot of people have forgotten.. 'get what you want at any cost' is the gospel preached today. I am glad you wrote this as a reminder . Best wishes !!!

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Coolmon2009 6 years ago from Texas, USA

Good poem I enjoyed reading it.

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richtwf 6 years ago

Agree with all the previous comments. A wonderful piece of writing which I enjoyed reading. Thanks for sharing it with us.

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