Poetry

If Only

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If Only
I had my own house
I’d be fine

If Only
I had my own stuff
I’d have a big smile

If Only
I had more money
I’d be content

If Only
I had designer clothes
I’d feel confident

If Only
I had a snazzy car
I’d feel uplifted

If Only
I had a sleek laptop
I’d not worry a bit

If Only
I had more shoes
I’d be happier than before

If Only
I had gourmet food
I’d no longer feel sore

If Only
I had the new Wii
I’d be just like my mates

If Only
I had the XBox
I’d be one of the greats

If Only
I had a flatscreen TV
I’d feel fulfilled

If Only
I had the IPhone
I’d need nothing else

If Only
I’d known that having all I want
Would make me want much more

If Only
I’d known the answer to true bliss and happiness
Was not to have wanted all this before

(c) Sanch Vee @ Sanch Writes (29 June 2009)

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  • Sanch, the writer
    June 29, 2009 at 10:20 pm

    @ Ersa: =) Yep, I notice most of us (me included — except when it came to the XBox etc) set goals to achieve ‘things’ and then once achieved we just want more and more…when are we ever going to be satisfied with what we have?

    @ AD: Oh…I’ll look it up if it’s on your blog. My problem is that things have to rhyme and then sometimes, I think, I lose out on the meaning! =S
    Thanks for the comment =)

  • Titaxy
    June 29, 2009 at 1:11 pm

    ohhh sooo true!…

  • Americanising Desi
    June 29, 2009 at 1:44 pm

    I had a go at IF ONLY once upon a time πŸ™‚
    but I must say this is commendable effort πŸ™‚

  • Psych Babbler
    June 29, 2009 at 10:20 pm

    @ Ersa: =) Yep, I notice most of us (me included — except when it came to the XBox etc) set goals to achieve ‘things’ and then once achieved we just want more and more…when are we ever going to be satisfied with what we have?

    @ AD: Oh…I’ll look it up if it’s on your blog. My problem is that things have to rhyme and then sometimes, I think, I lose out on the meaning! =S
    Thanks for the comment =)

  • Americanising Desi
    July 1, 2009 at 6:09 pm

    i havent blogged it yet πŸ™‚

  • ani_aset
    July 2, 2009 at 6:42 pm

    ahan contemplation, good good πŸ™‚

  • Gigi
    July 5, 2009 at 7:51 pm

    Hi,

    How are you? Have great summer.Nice post.

  • Phoenix
    July 9, 2009 at 2:16 pm

    The materialistic “if onlys” are positively unending. πŸ™‚ If only they really brought what we thought they’d bring.

  • Gigi
    July 11, 2009 at 2:32 am

    Have a great weekend. cheers

  • pRiYaN...!
    July 13, 2009 at 6:45 pm

    if only i visit this blog often i understand whats real talent is !

    -bluffmaster
    http://gr8bluffmaster.blogspot.com/

  • Deepika
    July 17, 2009 at 3:39 am

    Cool… If only…. πŸ™‚
    infact i love that movie too…
    i read it while thinking about the movie

  • ScarletTd1ar1es
    July 19, 2009 at 1:22 pm

    thats a lovely poem. specially the last para. πŸ™‚

  • Sanch, the writer
    July 21, 2009 at 11:11 am

    @ Ani: Welcome and thanks for commenting!

    @ Gigi: Thanks! πŸ™‚

    @ Phoenix: Welcome…and yes, if only they did that! πŸ™‚

    @ Priyan: Welcome and thanks for the lovely comment!!! πŸ™‚

    @ Deepika: Welcome! I knew there was a movie but for the life of me can’t remember who was in it or what it was about!! πŸ™‚

    @ Scarletdiaries: Welcome and thanks for the lovely comment!! πŸ™‚

  • Psych Babbler
    July 21, 2009 at 11:11 am

    @ Ani: Welcome and thanks for commenting!

    @ Gigi: Thanks! πŸ™‚

    @ Phoenix: Welcome…and yes, if only they did that! πŸ™‚

    @ Priyan: Welcome and thanks for the lovely comment!!! πŸ™‚

    @ Deepika: Welcome! I knew there was a movie but for the life of me can’t remember who was in it or what it was about!! πŸ™‚

    @ Scarletdiaries: Welcome and thanks for the lovely comment!! πŸ™‚

  • Sanch, the writer
    August 4, 2009 at 9:08 am

    @ Rane: Welcome and thanks heaps for the lovely comment! Now it puts more pressure on me to deliver next time in order to match your expectations! πŸ™‚

  • Rane (The Orchid with All Shades Pink)
    August 4, 2009 at 6:51 am

    this one was soooooooooooo good.. loved the way you managed the flow of thoughts and gave it such an inspirational end..

    one poem and I am a fan of yours.. πŸ™‚

    p.s. following you now.. will be here for every new post..god bless!!

    Cheers
    Rane

  • Psych Babbler
    August 4, 2009 at 9:08 am

    @ Rane: Welcome and thanks heaps for the lovely comment! Now it puts more pressure on me to deliver next time in order to match your expectations! πŸ™‚

  • Zoy
    August 9, 2009 at 7:16 pm

    It is so lovely… simple and yet elegant

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