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India: An evening in early summer [-poem-]

Copper heat Saffron glow Green mango trees, emerald gardens Skies hazy from cooking fire Smoke Aarthi melodies Cricket bat cracks Chatting and chirping of birds, young boys Delights for wandering ears Souls Quick and calm serenity A purpose understood This life is passing, enjoyed With compassion and care Love A mother’s crimson mark On foreheads, […]

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Sweet, sweet India. [-poem-]

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India. Dancing, intricate steps. Fluid movements. Each day. Each night. In sunlight, starlight, to a melody all her own. India. Mother India.  Like the mother who gave you life. She soothes your heart while wishing, waiting patiently for a child too old, too busy to pause. India. A beautiful, beautiful home. She welcomes you without […]

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