gajanan mishra

(3rd April 19sixty / Tikapali, Patnagarh, Balangir, Odisha, India now at Tapobana, Titilagarh, Odisha, India)

A sharpened razor


A sharpened razor
You are going on the edge
Of a sharpened razor.
And here is your life, see
O my dear, always in fear
You are playing here
With this sharpened razor.
Be attentive, my dear
A little inattentiveness
May at once create
Bloodshed and havoc.
O my Lord, save me, I pray
From this world of matter
Save me from material contamination.

Submitted: Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, September 18, 2013

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I engaged myself in the discharge of my entrusted duties
And I pray, O Lord, I am seeking Your protection.

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  • Tadasha Tripathy (9/18/2013 3:43:00 AM)

    As I have not the capacity to alter, Whatever i will get, better it will be if i will accept it with smile, That may be a blood shed or may be joy of achievement.Beautiful poem. (Report) Reply

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