Tag Archives: Freedom

THE THIRST FOR INDEPENDENCE

What can sharpen this thirst for our freedom? What can help shake our love to be beaten? When will mother earth break our shackles free? When, in her love, will we and things be? Wasn’t there once another spirit in … Continue reading

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TIMELESS TRUTHS

I awake in the silence of her majesty And see beyond the thoughts that drive me Towards the life which we seek and, In those moments of pure ecstasy, Time stops and the whole world Is as sharp and clear … Continue reading

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A POET’S WORLD SONG

Oh poetic voice, reach beyond boundaries! Seek further for the truth within all forms, Please transcend within and without us all Even if the emotion tears open our heart,

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POET!

Poet! Do not care too much for peoples love. Glowing praise is but a momentary noise; Which foolish judges and cold crowds speak of, But please remain firm, calm with deep poise.

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EMERGING – आना 

Whose voice is it that Is heard as silence wept, Coming from weak souls Her vibrations they slept! Dancing moves of eyes Are fixed with heavy lids, Becoming passive now A tear filled eye forbids.

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