September 11, 2012

People hate you...



People hate to say your name
Be it old or young
For they want to live their life;

People fear you
For you come in strange ways
Without notices;

People hate you
For your aberrant forms;

People hate you
For you take away loved ones
Without warnings;

People hate you
For you deprive them
Of their sole purpose to live;

People hate you
For reasons innumerable;

Yet, your journey continues
to a different household,
to a new family,
each minute;

People still hope
For those you carried away
to Rest in Peace!

38 comments:

  1. so true!
    and very nicely written, Latha!
    We wish to be away from the God of death, although he is the ultimate truth!

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    1. Thanks Uma. Right. He is the ultimate truth, we can't avoid him.

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  2. But death is just passing on, if not the end of a chapter in the long journey of a soul. But I agree that it is hated when it takes away our loved ones and also feared for its power over humans.

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    1. If it is at the end of a long journey, it is inevitable. But why to people who deserve a longer life and whose need is necessary for the existence of others? :(

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  3. Zephyr has rightly put it.Still death connotes permanent separation and is disliked by one and all.
    It is a nice verse from Latha

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    1. A permanent seperation...true..thx KP sir.

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  4. Very nicely written Latha gaaru.Just brilliant..:-)

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    1. Ento Nagini, chala badha tho raasa, andaru mechukuntunnaru...thank u though.

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  5. Very Very true and very deep! Loved it FIF!

    Death is something everyone fears yet inevitable!

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  6. Live a happy life as one only lives once:)Hate is a small thing to indulge in, Latha though for some it is the source of ultimate happiness!

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    1. I was trying to understand how Hate could be the source of happiness? :( True, Rahul, we all have only one life and need to live it completely. My fear and pain is that Death ceases that opportunity from us.

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    1. Thank you Alka. I did send a request to you. Hope you got it.

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  8. Awesome wonderful words and lines loved each line in this... how well u have defined inseparable death! Death is always with us :D so I celebrate my life every moment so that I have no regrets when it has to come to me !!!
    Wonderful on FIF!!!! keep writing!

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    1. Yes Ramya, we all need to. Understand how valuable our life is, you never know what unpredictable turns life could take and how death comes. lately, I've been seeing and hearing too many death news of the people I know..
      Thanks for you continuous encouragement.

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  9. So true and so deep. Very well done Latha.

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  10. Very true and very nicely written Latha.

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  11. So true - and the irony is that death is such a part of life.

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    1. I agree...was reading 'Krsna' book to my son last night..I read a sentence that Vasudeva tells Kamsa...death is born along with birth...aint it so true?

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  12. It hit me the moment I read the second stanza. Yes, somewhere someone is meeting 'it' this very second....
    Beautiful, beautiful poem.

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    1. Everyone of us is connected some or the other way...thank u so much USP..

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  13. well hate love.. rememeber or forget , he will be there one fine day ..


    Bikram's

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  14. We know he is going to come one day, but we don't know when. The mind knows, but the heart refuses to accept!

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    1. Very well said Ashwini..we know it, we just don't want to accept it.

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  15. Looks like people love to hate but life goes on in spite of that...

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    1. Nothing stops Saru..nothing..everything goes on as of nothing has happened, and it has to.

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  16. beautifully written and very poignant ...

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  17. so true....death is ultimate but we hate it just bcoz we don't want to loose our loved ones.

    wonderfully penned.

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    1. yes Irfan..there is no stopping to it. Thank you.

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  18. Wow.. that was terrifically written. No one has their say against death but all we can do is pray for their souls. Very profound and beautiful.

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    1. Thank you Raj.It came out of a lot of anguish. How have you been? I was just thinking about you yesterday that you totally disappeared from the face of blogosphere and here I see your comment and a post too...:)

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