Tag Archives: Wisdom

SAPPHO: A GIFT FOR HER STUDENTS

For you this gift of words in song on Muses wing descends Upon that glorious melody on which her lyre songs depend – Take you these moments, which with age leave me now As dark hair turns to grey, and … Continue reading

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ONLY-THEN – तब

Fragility colliding with the void Results in an outcry of suffering, Which spreads evenly across all In our world in need of buffering! Stars maybe dissolving in our time As word-breaths touch each light, In each other we mirror sad … Continue reading

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DETERMINATION – निश्चय

For many nights Darkness bathed, Reddened by day Amber dusk fades; Stars sky of light Hazy and unclear, Swimming sighs Moon now steers!

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BEYOND – उस पार

The pitch-black surrounds As dense clouds abound; Impetuous winds come again Shaking earths deep grain; The howling sea’s respond, But who will reach beyond?

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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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