The Realistic Optimist

While the Optimist buries himself in blind faith, the Blind Pessimist and Optimistic Realist hatch a plot against him. Photo: http://leadershipfreak.wordpress.com/2011/07/30/peter-drucker-stop-focusing-on-whats-wrong/

CALICUT, October 26, 2012- While the Optimist buries himself in blind faith, the Blind Pessimist and Optimistic Realist are hatching a plot against the Realistic Optimist.

 

Optimism chances into our dwarfed lives,

Lengthening our chances with positive strides,

If I am biased towards winning and lose?

The Blind Pessimist demands the Optimist’s head.

Juggling between life and life, resting on hope,

The Blind Optimist wonders if death exists for the living,

Ah, he says, I can make the living rise from the dead,

And I can never be caught napping, let alone pass away.

The Optimistic Realist executes a strategic plan,

To drown the Optimist in its own optimism,

Having the last laugh, the Realist buries the Optimist,

Deep within his thoughts; but who’s buried whom?

The Optimist wakes up in a different mind,

The Realist wakes up to his reality of life,

Presently taking to bury himself in Optimism.

Realistically Optimistic, he re-builds a resilient life. 

 

Vishwas Anand of Bangalore is a published poet and writer.His poems have been published in journals: The Copperfield Review, The River, The Nexuss, Four And Twenty and featured in online websites like One Shot Poetry, Jingle Poetry and Poets United. He is also an Ezine Articles expert author.

His articles and poems have appeared on GingerChai and Aquillrelle. He currently writes at his own blog column as well.  

 


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Vishwas Anand

Vishwas Anand of Bangalore is a published poet and writer. A student at IIM-Kozhikode, Vishwas muses upon life and the little details that make people and the world around him tick. He believes that life charts its course as a product of one’s actions and feels that the human mind can be hypnotized into seeking what is good for it, regardless of the concomitant desires. Poems are a way of taking one on a path of solace where journeys are sketched to bridge the conflicting gaps in society.

His poems have been published in journals: The Copperfield Review, The River, The Nexuss, Four And Twenty and featured in online websites like One Shot Poetry, Jingle Poetry and Poets United. He was awarded ‘Poem of the Week’ at Jingle Poetry for his poem: Stilling Journey. He is also an Ezine Articles expert author. His articles and poems have appeared on GingerChai and Aquillrelle. He currently writes at his own blog column as well.  

 

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