Respect is a desideratum

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O Heart! O Formidable Heart!
For the mankind you are such.
You know the god like powers
to sway the rigids and the fickling
on sides where your purpose lie.

O Heart! The Sadness, She steps by
to meet me in many corners,
Of this world I find.
“Respect is a desideratum.”
Then why? O Heart! O Sadness!
Do men forget this for,
the men on the other side.
-Manvendra Vidyarthi
(The Stories beneath the eyes)

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God’s Own

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Open ways the doorways of.
Takes you in silently, like the soft breeze
Taking greens to shimmering.
The Supernal land
known to be God’s own.
Justice is that I had seen.
For heaven is where he is
And heaven is where peace,
The Serene,
The simple merge.
Forming that is God’s own.
-Manvendra Vidyarthi
(The Stories Beneath the eyes)

What a kind thing to say.

 

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From the lullabies of timeless spinning
of fibres from each one of dresses they wore.
I am guilty of stealing from the one
the colours to mine came from.
There I have lost some belongings of mine.
All your prayers are my crying.
And in whirlpools of the words,
To find the kind things you say
I keep prying.
What a kind thing to say-
“I am from you
and you from what all is mine.”
-Manvendra Vidyarthi
(The Stories beneath the eyes)