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POEMS

EYES ON THE PRIZE!

To every one of us who didn’t give up  When life gets painful and wearisome To every one of us who keeps courage Despite burdens weighing us down; Know that we are the light of the world  Continuing to shine His light  Shining forth hope for the world.  So take a deep breath, take a…

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TRANSITION

There was a time when us Were but each among the throng Times when aware not us That our tie in passion and hope Would transit into our fate of union Come the time when steadfast In love our friendship grew With shared joy and pain Time courses on and some more Closer and trusting…

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The Storm

The storm so familiar, yet so atrocious Brings with it mayhem and sorrow The body, mind and soul-maimed and tainted The storm swept away all good inclinations One’s being and potentials left unheeded Rendering it bare, broken, belied Stripping its emblem, ethics and esteem The shape-shifting storm as old as Man That is neither yearned…

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Transformation

The remnants of my sin-stained life, The Battles and Demons of my blessed life The Vagueness of my remaining days Unnerves and frightens me time and again Weakens and horrifies me time and again Realization began to finally dawn: These are my trials and temptations Agents that taught me about life and self Thus enhances…

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The One Thing That Matters

To some, I may be pathetic To some, I may be pitiful To some, I may be proud To some, I may be selfish To some, I may be obnoxious To some, I may be repulsive To some, I may be self-righteous To some, I may be a lost-cause The ‘social animal’ that I am…

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The Rain

It comes as a drizzle It comes as torrent It comes as it please Defying all human power Bringing with it respite From unrelenting heat Bringing with it joy To the hearts of farmers To the hearts of desert-dwellers Indeed it brings deluge also Causing great loss and agony Breaking hearts and spirits. The rain:…

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SILENCE

“Silence is golden”, goes a well-known axiom Silence, I say, can be deafening or defeating Silence, I say, can be toxic or cathartic Must you be silent and not defend someone? Must you be silent and not apologise? Must you be silent when the truth be spoken? Be silent no more; Man up! Speak up!…

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Be Like Me

I am God’s precious little child Made in His image, His likeness I may be small and short But He thought highly of me So highly, so very highly That He urges not some but all; All of His grown-up children To be like me: Pure, Innocent and gentle Loving and forgiving To Trust Him…

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