~~~ I wonder~~~ Beautiful Poem~~~


If Srila Prabhupada visited you,

Maybe just for a day or two.

and came by unexpectedly,

I wonder what you'd do.

Oh, I know you'd give your nicest room,

To such an honored guest,

And all the food you'd offer,

Would be the very best.

And you would keep assuring him,

you're glad to have him there,

That serving him within your home,

Is a joy beyond compare.


If you saw him coming,

Would you meet him at the door,

With arms outstretched to welcome

this honored visitor?

OR ...

Would you have to change your clothes

Before you let him in ?

Or hide some magazines

And put the Gita where they'd been ?

Would you watch those mundane movies,

upon your TV set ?

Would you have to answer e-mail

while he was taking rest?

Would you run to turn your music off,

before it reached his ears ?

And put the tilak on your forehead

Or bind or shave your hairs ?

Would you hide away your Gameboy,

take your posters off the wall ?

Would you have to hide the DVDs,

you just bought at the mall ?

AND, I wonder ... If Prabhupada spent

A day or two with you,

Would you go right on doing

The things you always do ?

Would you go right on saying

The things you always say ?

Would life for you continue

As it does from day to day ?

Would you gossip with your partner

about devotees' faults ?

Would you have to re-cook dinner

Without the garlic salt?

Would you put tulsi on your neck

And have to find your japa beads?

And wake up in the morning before the

Sun peeks through the trees.

Would you sing the songs you always sing

And read the books you read ?

And let him know the things on which

your mind and spirit feed ?

Would Prabhupada be invited

Everywhere you planed to go ?

Or, would you, maybe, change your plans,

Just for a day or so ?

Would you be glad to have him meet

your very closest friends?

Or, would you hope they'd stay away

Until his visit ends?

Would you be glad to have him stay

Forever on and on?

OR ... Would you sigh with great relief,

When finally he had gone ?

It might be interesting to know

The things that you would do

If Srila Prabhupada, or the Lord,

came to spend some time with you.

Author: Laxmimoni dasi

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  • Very nice. Thanks for sharing. Hari Bol!
    Jaya Srila Prabhupad ki Jaya!
  • hari bol
  • really nice , thanks
  • thank you haribol!
  • Radhe Radhe,
    Excellent poem. I enjoyed reading it a lot and felt as if I am visualizing the poem with my RadheKrishnaji. Thanks for sharing.

    Take care.
  • Jai Srila Prabhupad............Hari Bol
  • Thank you very much for posting such a nice poem. please keep enlightening us.
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