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    Facing

     

    I look into a gleaming crystal mirror, and there I see an orphaned, trembling child instead of myself. He grins wickedly, he pukes, he laughs and laughs. He stumbles, ashamed of himself, as if he had been wounded in a million shapes, and mocks - most of the time holding up a crooked mirror to himself. 

    I feel my Enkidu-cheeks curiously inward, and with my fine executioner's blade, like a miniature sword, I cut the thorny carpet of my stubble. For all I see is the wounded one within, and the unplated fallibility. - Like the eye of the true pearl in the valley of shells, it loosens, and from the void of the deeps it secretly emerges. In its throat like a snow-white marble on the tamed surface of the seas. Foolish wanderer? Perhaps! The meaning should be confessed responsibly, so that we may be equal in the curved mirror to the accelerating changes of our lives. 

    Each man sinks back, like a treasure-scraper Into the whirlpool of Being ...

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    WISDOM AND UNDERSTANDING ESTABLISHED WORDS

    Rise

    This is your tomorrow

    Walk the straight and narrow

    Don’t cry, but rejoice

    I set the standards

    You have living to do

    I will always be your Mentor Guide

    It’s what my goodness will provide

    People will make your mind feel week

    Don’t relish listening to their defeat

    Look up at the skies, and stand strong on your feet

    The wonder comes from above

    It’s everything to think of

    Fulfill beyond your dreams

    Illustrate like flowing streams

    You will be directed if you are loss

    The skies are the force that sets the course

    Sustain is remain

    Be inspired and encouraged throughout

    This is daily as you are moving about

    This is brought to you by Spiritual nourish

    Be assured and established

     

     

     

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    HEAVENLY CONNECTION

    Mold me into your expectations

    Inspire me in representations

    Give me the words in what and how to say

    Carry me all the way

    Let my tomorrows be enriched

    Establish my goings in and out in moving efforts

    Keep my mind always learning and understanding

    Encourage me and help me to take away from fear

    Be close and always near

    Let me be humble and share

    Give me an open mind

    Thankful and kind

    Help me truthful and genuine
    Help me stand and win my battles

    Even when I am uncertain while sitting in the saddle

    Let every storm be my circumstance in don’t be alarmed

    You are Heavenly and won’t harm

    Keep me obedient

    Let my words be radiant

    Turn my emotions into tolerance

    Let my encouragement to others have influence

    Let me always be content

    Thank you in advance in this prayer...

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    MOMENT OF TRUTH

    Reflect

    Understand

    Value

    Respect

    Believer

    Sustainer

    Reactions

    Responsibilities

    Dedication

    Facts

    Faith

    Conqueror

    Commitment

    Desire

    Fulfillment

    Testimony

    God’s Foundation stones

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    PUZZLED

    Confused

    Challenged

    Totally observed

    Piece by Piece

    Wonder

    Precise

    Competition

    Control

    Thinking

    Understanding

    Concentration

    Determination

    Preparation

    Pieces to figure out

    Sudden curve

    Do you deserve?

    Master authority

    Destiny

    Puzzle complete

    Wisdom

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    SKULL'S BAY

     

    In the skulls' caverns, in silent, untidy solitude, In future-weaving, mournful, wailing, alarmed voices nestle, Watching in witnessing, womb-like silence, the devil's spasms of the soul.
    They are still mine, for they have found a home with me. In my ears long ago the conscious exile of exile hath nestled his lowly cries.

    My nerves, like a thousand times unruly lightning-bulbs, are bonging, howling naked - the hangman's Time is breaking through my lived ruins of existence. They fly, from one track to the next with my blind lament, With motherless sobs my thoughts warn of the future! - From the corners of my eyes a prodigal dream-rain oozes, for there is no Dear One here on whom I can still bravely lean! 

    In the pots of my chin-shattered mirrors The pine-woods of the deformed birch-fringed beret- Its rasping, wild voice like the dragging draw-string Whirrs like a whirring clatter. My shrunken, earthly life is shut up, My ri...

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    TO THE LIGHT-FAVOURITE DARLING

     

    With petal-winged saintly hands, with sun-baked bronze Eve-skin, came the Angel of Destiny in a dress of light, in a glorious diamond moon-coat, swiftly towards me. 

    What strange game did she tempt me to play? Her proud, fair soul was touched: she lay like a butterfly's wing of rainbows at my side. The earthly Universe could be ours now, Tangible in our souls she moved, As when the pearls of our happiness were clinging to golden resin, To bear witness of their immortality.

    Could he have been the hope of all the present?! On her soft, proud hips, graceful as deer's, like serpents, the proud geometric curves of her proud hips, Wove like undulating waves; and in her broken circles her superstitious rope-dance and her swerves, Through which her rhythmically quivering, superstitious body, Like a million sunbeams of sunshine, fell the glow of her starry talismanic loins.

    Beneath her bewitching figure, her love-starved girlish shy...

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    Song of life

    Building the canopy with dry grass and leaf
    Tied up their house,
    Still in the house corner, with full of smiles
    Enchantress is active.

    Housewife living in the illusion of home
    Hides her shy face,
    Two companions in happiness and sorrow
    In private.

    Menting the old net with Ebenaceae juice
    Fisherman rushing to the river,
    Fisherwoman looks towards his way
    Sings in a melodious tone.

    Seen in new tidal waters
    New song of life,
    Standing on the mildly flown banks of the Jamuna
    Fill their mind and soul.

    (Dedicated to all those fisherman families
    who lives on the river banks of the Greater Bengal.)

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    Endowment

    Looking at the full moon, kerosene flame says,
    On my forehead, draw a mark of royalty.

    When you are covered, in the new moon
    Yet I, with the light, go on lighting.

    Hearing this the earthen lamp, guffawed
    People loves more, in worship-prayer.

    Moon smiled and said, "Listen, both of you."
    You both are equally meritorious, there is no shame.

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    AS A CHILD-ADULT


     

    When you get to ground zero,
     When you get to the point when you're at a zero
    So, after thirty, he'll pick up his soul on the stray wall
     The cruel inventory: you may change but seldom! 
    He striveth in his twofold solitude
     To arrange its fragments in the expanding Time. 
    These thoughts have seared my flesh
     - So publicly abused by others, when 
    I left myself with intent.

    I was unworthy of this foolish earthly existence,
     for I could hardly find myself. 
    In a world always inquiring and inquiring 
    With my mind I was trampled to the ground, 
    and often with tears and begging... 
    With eyes of Golgotha within myself
     I cherished suicidal thoughts. 
    Perhaps I should have given up for good
     this vile, pathetic towel. 
    In my hesitant, Sisyphus-believing...

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