Treasure Island

sathya narayana

(12-06-1958 / Nellore, Andhra Pradesh)

MANTRA


MANTRA
I went to buy a pen
And asked the sales woman
In a lighter vein
“I’m going to pen
A poem; the best of my writings
Give me that green one
After sanctifying
With a mantra of your religion
Or that of mine”

She replied with a humble mien
“I know Sir, no mantra, no hymn
God, the Almighty will
Take care of all”

I said with a smile
“Thanks! I liked this mantra”

Submitted: Saturday, November 21, 2009
Edited: Saturday, May 15, 2010

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