Career is not life
Profession is not identity
Principles are not values
Thought is not contemplation

A smile is not joy
A tear is not sorrow
Pity is not compassion
Grief is not sympathy

Acquaintance is not friendship
Commitment is not captivity
A hobby is not a passion
A marriage is not love

Salacity is not yearning
Obsession is not romance
Atonement is not worship
Aggression is not puissance

A dot is not the point
A point is not the target
A target is not the goal
A goal is not the end.

9 thoughts on “Dot

  1. Rama June 1, 2020 / 6:47 am

    Great Poem! The last stanza is superb! Sums it all


  2. Rama June 1, 2020 / 6:52 am

    Lovely!! Does an end end with a dot?!! Great thought Holmes! I get the glimpse of the ‘kaala chakra’ in the last stanza!!


  3. Elias June 1, 2020 / 8:19 am

    Beautiful Holmes


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