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Desires

Updated on August 14, 2013

Desire is a want,

Desire could be a longing,

Desire makes one need.

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Desire drives us mad,

Desire makes us fixated,

Desire is senseless!

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Desire makes a soul,

Idiotic and extreme;

Revise your desires.

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Make life down-to-earth,

Pursue your dreams and aim high,

But you stay grounded!

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Live in harmony

If destined, will come our way.

We will get our share!

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      Alexander Thandi Ubani 3 years ago from Lagos

      DESIRES!

      It can be good, it can rain bad...

      desires, i love it...

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      IntegrityYes 4 years ago

      That is terrific and many need to read it often. Keep excelling, Ruchira.

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      Audrey Howitt 4 years ago from California

      Came back around to read these--desire is always a thorny issue for me--covetous being that I am--so much wisdom in these pieces

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      Ruchira 4 years ago from United States

      Thank you Mohan...Well said :)

      Thanks Keith.

      Thanks Nell.

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      Nell Rose 4 years ago from England

      Desire is something so powerful, this said it all, wonderful!

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      KDuBarry03 4 years ago

      A desire to live in harmony. Beautifully done, Ruchira!

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      Mohan Kumar 5 years ago from UK

      As Oscar Wilde said ' the only way to get rid of desire is to yield to it' and look how he spent his last days! Beautiful Senryus Ruchira. Well done! voted up and shared.

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Thank you Susan. Means a lot coming from an expert yourself :)

      Appreciate it!

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      Susan Zutautas 5 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      I really like one! Excellent!

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Hello haunty

      I am glad u r aware of your desires n working towards it :)

      Good luck n thanks for stopping by!

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      Haunty 5 years ago from Hungary

      I'm trying to transform my desires into something productive. Thanks for the great reminder. :)

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      @ahorseback...well said indeed...lol

      woman thankfully gets to choose something ;-)

      but, well said...desire is an act of pure desperation in any soul.

      Thanks for stopping by with your wonderful insight...Cheers!

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Thank you prasetio30.

      I am glad you liked it :)Thanks for stopping by...always a pleasure to get your feedback :)

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      ahorseback 5 years ago

      Ruchira , I always felt that desire was a thing of pure desperation in man. Someone once said to me , A woman choses and a man waits !.......:-}

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      prasetio30 5 years ago from malang-indonesia

      This was awesome. I love your poem. I believe that you have strong desire to write more in hubpages. Thank you very much for share with us. Good job and rated up :-)

      Blessing,

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Hi Shalom,

      Exactly!

      Thanks for your insight! Appreciate it!

      Wishing you the same, my friend.

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      haha...it's okay Manoj :)

      No harm done!

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Hi Lesley,

      I am glad you found the above content suitable :)

      Thanks for stopping by with your good wishes...always a pleasure!

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      shimmering Dawn 5 years ago

      Desire maybe greed too :) Lovely hub there.. Have a blessed day! Peace and Love.

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      Manoj Kumar Srivastava 5 years ago from India

      Sorry Ruchira I read you wrong. You were in the best of spirits and mirth. Sorry again. Never intended to say anything wrong. Always your friend,

      Manoj

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Excellent work Ruchira!

      Voting up, best wishes Lesley

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Absolutely Lady_E

      If it is destined, it will come our way!

      Appreciate for stopping by!

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Hello Manoj,

      I was in my best of moods and best of spirits while writing this Haiku :)

      Desires sure help drive a soul but, we should not be after it and change our life 'cause of it. IF it is destined, it will come our way or else let's pick up the pieces and walk our way!

      Thanks for your insight in the above! Appreciate it!

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Hi Raci,

      You sure can desire but, don't crave it for so much that it changes your life. If it's destined, it will come your way!

      Wishing you peace and joy, my friend!

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      Elena 5 years ago from London, UK

      Beautiful Senryu... I'm guessing you mean "if it's meant to be it will be."

      I enjoyed reading it.

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      Manoj Kumar Srivastava 5 years ago from India

      Ruchira I don't know in which mood you have written this piece. Melancholy rules here. I am, because I desire. I will be not myself, if I do not desire. Desires propel me, desires make me do the unthinkable, desires make me aspire, desires make me understand love, desire makes me love myself. You say revise your desires. How can I? I cannot control my desires. They are my inner feelings. Be foolish enough to desire but sane enough not to live in them. This is great as always. Thanks friend for a lovely hub.

      What desire shall I desire, if she comes to me,

      A desire which remains unfulfilled lifelong,

      That desire I propose to desire for.

      Manoj

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      raciniwa 5 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

      hmn...i'm wondering where else would i put my desire...great observation...

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Thanks Debbie

      Sure it is full of it ;)

      Appreciate you stopping by!

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 5 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      simply beautiful and full of desire..

      voted up

      debbie

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Thank you Vinaya.

      I am glad you found it thought provoking...that was the motive ;-)

      Always a pleasure to hear from you...Cheers!

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      oh Yeah Linda...I am slowly creeping towards my double 0's with a stick :))

      Thank you for your support and friendly words. Cheeers!

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Thank you Audrey!

      Thank you Ruby!

      Always a pleasure to get your insights :)

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      Vinaya Ghimire 5 years ago from Nepal

      Lovely compositions,even thought provoking at a time.

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Hub #99 is awesome as always ... I bet you have a desire to hit #100 very shortly!

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Beautiful Ruchira, The wrong kind of desire is bad indeed. Enjoyed your Senryu..

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      Audrey Howitt 5 years ago from California

      Beautiful write Ruchira!

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Thanks Frank and Andrew :)

      Glad you liked it!

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      Andrew 5 years ago

      Wow...such indepth description of Desires and taking us to the bottom of it...priceless!

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      Frank Atanacio 5 years ago from Shelton

      all about desire.. I loved it Ruch :) Cheers