NOT THE WEARS

It’s not about putting on a green top Coupled with a white tie. Then, a pair of trouser or skirt with green and white strip And a shinning white shoe with green lace. Green, beautiful colour thou art The trees wave joyfully in fertility. Green for fertility, fertility for green....

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DRUNKARD’S PARADISE

See the drunkard in a paradise of his own A paradise in which nothing is known A paradise where he trudges inside a bottle Where he mumbles, fumbles and stumbles A paradise where he wears his robe of shame And paints in mud his family name A paradise where his...

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FORGIVENESS

‘Will I forgive?’ ‘Never’ Would you keep at it for long? Make your heart as hard as a stone? Turn deaf ears to endless pleas? “Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us” These lines you recite everyday But forgiveness is difficult to give And you...

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CONTRITION

Throw the first stone. O yes! Murder me. I shall groan in pain but not in hatred. Whatsoever a man sowth, so shall he rip. I have sold your trust for a few pieces of shining silver. So i deserve neither your mercy nor your pity. Please send me to...

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I AIN’T PERFECT YET

One step forward Two steps backward? What a maid! Careening through a maze of blemishes She bleeds “Thoughts going wayward And heart as *Seward?” What a lad! Traipsing on the sea of Faults He cringes! Where are the roads to the land where Free lives?? Where is the salt that...

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AT A DISTANCE

Take my hands, oh sweet saint My window of broken sweats Outshined Beyond light Feed my faith, oh sweet saint My lips are broken – Dry from calling your name That you may arise and change this game Speak to me, oh sweet saint! Flaunt my future again: Thy promises...

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