Story of a lost journalist

August 30, 2010

I don’t like but I do

Filed under: poem — Cris @ 02:43

(Dedicated to a dear friend talking to whom I was inspired to write this)

I don’t like darkness
But I like nights

I don’t like sun rays
But I like its warmth

I don’t like loneliness
But I like going on a date with myself

I don’t like speed
But I like the air it brings

I don’t like heights
But I like the view it gives

I don’t like pain
But I like the love that brings it

I don’t like bad
But I like the good that kills it

I don’t like lies
But I like the truth that defeats it

I don’t like hypocrisy
But I like the honesty that exposes it

I don’t like jealousy
But I like the integrity that belittles it

I don’t like sadness
But I like the braveness that buries it

I don’t like fights
But I like to agree to disagree

I don’t like childishness
But I like the innocence that puts it to shame

I don’t like technology
But I like the word it brings from a distant dear

I don’t like death
But I like the life that makes it worth the end

I don’t like violence
But I like you πŸ™‚

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13 Comments »

  1. Huhuuuuuu….liked it πŸ™‚

    Comment by Gov — August 30, 2010 @ 22:36 | Reply

    • Thank you Gov boy πŸ™‚

      Comment by Cris — October 1, 2010 @ 21:57 | Reply

  2. that was great Crissie!!!

    Comment by Rasika — August 31, 2010 @ 09:34 | Reply

    • Of course Rasi, as always (sun glasses cool smiley)

      Comment by Cris — October 1, 2010 @ 21:58 | Reply

  3. kikikiki… violence n yu??? πŸ˜›

    Comment by Akshaya — September 1, 2010 @ 00:37 | Reply

    • Akshaya: Err I should have mentioned, the last two lines are dedicated to the friend I was inspired from. In fact it was these lines I told in a conversation that made me cook up the rest.

      Comment by Cris — October 1, 2010 @ 21:59 | Reply

  4. good piece – but you cant have the cake and eat it too:-)

    Comment by kochuthresiamma p j — September 1, 2010 @ 12:20 | Reply

    • KT: Thank ye :-). Yea I will stick to eating and forget about the cake. (Err hehe?)

      Comment by Cris — October 1, 2010 @ 22:00 | Reply

  5. I dont like being complicated
    Because it spoils the beauty of being simple.

    Simply beautiful.

    Comment by Dr Antony — September 1, 2010 @ 18:09 | Reply

    • Thank you Dr Antony :-). Neither do I.

      Comment by Cris — October 1, 2010 @ 22:01 | Reply

  6. That was a nice sequence. Every other two line is a quotable quote. But the ending “I don’t” is a little confusing. πŸ˜€

    Comment by Anand — September 20, 2010 @ 06:27 | Reply

    • Anand: Hehe it was two lines from a conversation. I thought I will keep it with the rest πŸ™‚

      Comment by Cris — October 1, 2010 @ 22:02 | Reply

  7. GREAT…

    Comment by KRISHNAKUMAR — February 14, 2011 @ 19:15 | Reply


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