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A POET’S TEMPERAMENT – Shiju H. Pallithazheth

A POET’S TEMPERAMENT

Every day is something to be grateful;

Don’t even waste a second of it being hateful!

Life holds a purpose of bond with ones surrounding,

Never ever split it with any kinds of thoughts discriminating.

You are a soldier who is born to fight with hatred,

That’s what makes you in this world as one wanted!

Being selfish, envious and manipulative fails,

As well people who hold this ideology as its tails.

Let the altruism innate be your ideal dictator,

That’s what makes you as the world’s most wanted factor.

Keep away your tongue from spurious speech,

That helps you surge ahead successfully in moments each.

Read this poem once again and remember,

‘Your life is never joy, when you hold on to it with a bad temper!

We are poets and we love mutual empowerment,

That’s what makes our genus as one with best temperament!

©® Shiju H. Pallithazheth, 2021, Muscat, Oman

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Written by Malakshmi Borthakur

Malakshmi Borthakur is a contemporary trilingual poet from India. She is also a translator and a short story writer. Malakshmi has contributed to many coveted anthologies and journals. Her poems mostly deal with human issues - love, life, pain, tears and the anguish that individuals suffer from within. Her poetry brought for her many international and national awards and recognitions including the most coveted 'Independence Day Honour' 2020 and 2021 from Motivational Strips and Gujarat Sahitya Academy, India. Malakshmi is an Administrator of India office in the Global Committee of Administration in Motivational Strips - world's most active writers forum. Additionally, she is a Content Editor in 'Writers Tribune' - the global literary Newspaper published from the house of Motivational Strips and also one of the editors of Bharath Vision Web Magazine, an affiliate of Motivational Strips. Her debut poetry book 'SINGING VERSES, See The World From A Poet's Perspective' is going to be published soon.

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