And I awoke
And saw a crowd of singers
The victories of their King.
Crutches and prosthetics
New skin formed over
And hearing right on key.
The celebration embodying
My journey’s hope
Of family and forgiveness
Of danger’s dwindling snarl.
The inner Spring given voice
Now free from any reticence
From past stumblings
Shame or confusion.
This was the real
Behind the screen of struggle
Inequity and clamour.
This was Heaven.
And Jesus arrived…
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Harivansh Rai Bachchan
(27 November 1907 – 18 January 2003)
(12 July 1904 – 23 September 1973)
(March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963)
(4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014)
(16 August 1920 – 9 March 1994)
(27 October 1914 – 9 November 1953)
Rainer Maria Rilke
(4 December 1875 – 29 December 1926)
Edgar Allan Poe
(19 January 1809 - 7 October 1849)
(28 November 1757 – 12 August 1827)
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