GREED – The two sides

Oh you, the persona called GREED
we have seen & dreaded one side of you
but we are unaware of your other side
which is supposed to be sober and graceful

you make the mother greedy and anxious to breast feed the child
while you make the child greedy & speedy to suck her breast milk

You make the father greedy & anxious enough to give all his property to his children
while you make the children greedy enough to fight each other to grab any thing extra

You make the honest greedy & enthusiastic not to deceive any
but you make many greedy enough to deceive so many

You make the intelligent greedy to study & score the maximum marks
while you make the lazy greedy & cunning to copy & steal the marks

You may feel proud & greedy enough to speak laurels about your best friend
but your so called best friend may be jealous & greedy to put you down at the slightest opportunity

Therefore GREED is two faces of the same coin
One constructive and the other destructive
YOU make the choice and the one ABOVE will suitably reward

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I am a retired Engineer from the Government of Karnataka and now 64 year old. post retirement I fancied to write in 3 languages namely English,Hindi and kannada. I have written several poems,short stories etc and have published two books namely ""Tri bhasha Kritigalu and Rampys vision on lifes mission and now it has become passion for me to continue writing. I have also developed several software computer programmes covering Technical,medical and general programmes
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Monali Longmailai

so true! greed, a choice to make, a part of our life.

ramakrishnan chatakondu

Now the word extraordinary has become so ordinary …….
………..because I have used it with you so many times ……


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