Man…confused thou are!

Life they say is a journey on earth,
   Then why is it smooth sailing for some,
      While for some it is like a stormy night?

Love they say is a blessing, elixir of life,
Why is it so painful then, for love to beget love?

Marriages they say are made in heaven
Then why while on earth, are they like cages?

Money they say is just a necessity,
   But why is it making man turn devil,
      Unconcerned and uncaring, selfish and haughty?

Death they say is an unchangeable truth,
Yet why don’t we do deeds worth in His eyes?

Man says something and does its contrary.
Words are easily said, but hard to live up to.

Yet we neither question nor change,
   Happy in our shells and cocoons, in hiding.
      Living safely as long as it’s the other’s pain!

S.F.R.

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12 thoughts on “Man…confused thou are!

  1. Oh, wow! You´ve got it so right with this one, Syeda! “Words are easily said, but hard to live up to” – couldn´t agree more with you. And the last stanza hits it right on the spot, too! So sad, but true nevertheless…

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    1. Thanks for reading dear. I find it ironic that we keep preaching something while we practice something else! 😒😒

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      1. I fear most people do it though, words are much easier than deeds…

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  2. andreaswellnessnotes May 7, 2016 — 3:15 pm

    I enjoyed reading your poem!

    Andrea
    Andrea’s Wellness Notes

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  3. Confused indeed! I love this piece…so glad I ran across your link at Janice’s party.

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    1. Thanks for coming along Michelle. I checked a few of your posts and loved the spiritual message in them! Glad to connect dear!

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  4. True Di.. It’s always easy to say than doing it.

    Bahut accha as usual..😇😇😇

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    1. Thanks dear Sumit! Always easy to preach naaaaa! Sab lecture dene lag jaatey hain. 😒😒

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      1. Haa😁😁
        But sabka Nahi sunne ka Di, apna hee karne ka 😉

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