Treasure Island

gajanan mishra

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

Acting as


I do not like to
Hear anything
And I am
Acting as a deaf.

I do not like to
Utter any word
And I am
Acting as dumb.

I lack humanity
And I do not have
Any good quality
Though acting as a man.

I am eating sleeping mating
And I am very attached to
Family life and
Worldly activities.

I am blind, see me
Blind to True knowledge
I do not know
How can I advance in True life.

I am far from perfection
I am far from the goal
O my dear, I am examining
And observing each and everything.

And I know all are illusory phenomena
All are false all are in dark
O my dear everyone is encased
Within the body and far from the soul.

Submitted: Sunday, November 10, 2013
Edited: Monday, November 11, 2013

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