durga Poetry

Life – A poem

Life A Poem

 Is the glass half full or is it half empty?
From person to person, the answer will vary
Just so is life and your life’s story
Either it’s very sad or full of glory

Moments are those that glorify your life
Happy or sad or the ones filled with strife
Never does one stay for more than a given time
It’s a cycle that repeats all your life time.

Feel blessed for the good and prepare for the bad
Accept the challenges without feeling sad
Another path will open, if one is closed
Challenges should never be left unprobed

Shades of life are such, they will always change
Sometimes long, sometimes short, will be the range
Those who accept with a smile, will take the crown
One can never attain their goals with a frown 

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6 Comments

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    indrani robbins
    April 19, 2016 at 8:55 am

    hi, durga, lovely to mull over life with your words… yeah, now up, now down, now here, then there… got to find a way to stay connected, stay the course.

    • Reply
      DurgaS
      April 20, 2016 at 12:55 am

      Thanks Indi. Just reposting my poem which I wrote about a couple of years ago for an IF contest.
      The so called ups and downs will keep happening. But which one does one refer to an up and which down, again depends on how one views the scenario.

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    rhea sinha
    April 24, 2016 at 10:51 am

    It is about moments Durga di.. looking back, always everything gets neatly summed up in those moments.. the good, the bad, the strife.. Just so is life and your life’s story. Wise words in this poetry Durga di..

    • Reply
      DurgaS
      May 9, 2016 at 8:25 pm

      Thanks Rhea. You are right. As life goes on, we wonder why certain things happen. Only after a specific period of time when we look back, we find those things happen to fall in the right places in the right time.

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    Keka Bag
    July 27, 2016 at 11:19 pm

    This is really inspiring.

    • Reply
      DurgaS
      August 2, 2016 at 4:54 pm

      Thanks Keka. 🙂

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