Tag Archives: Honesty

DANTE AND HIS MUSE, BEATRICE, SPEAK OF POETRY

On awakening the poets voice: Dante speaks of his Muse (33 -45)        And my spirit, that already so much was used to being in her humbling presence, was in awe, trembling, distraught, and scared        Without my eyes having … Continue reading

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SHADOW

  जिस कमी का एहसास न था उसके आने से पूरी हो गयी फ़िज़ूल लगती थी जो बातें अब कैसे इतनी जरुरी हो गयी

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THE KEEPER OF FLOCKS – XXVIII

I read today almost two pages From the book of a mystical poet, And I laughed at those who cry too much. Mystical poets are sick philosophers, And philosophers are foolish men.

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FREEDOM IN LOVE

In two people I hear a heartbeat, hammering silent and strong, Hidden within the silent moments reach is a heavenly throng: Shared moments of loving and light bring radiance abounding, Tender moments of touch release your floundering. A growing glow … Continue reading

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CHE FECE …. IL GRAN RIFIUTO

In some people there comes a day When each should a big Yes or No Shout. It is clear that all those who fly Are ready with a Yes, naming the end

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