gajanan mishra

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

We both


I am weak
You are strong
You are distinguished
I am dishonored.

My dear
We both are
One and the same
We both are hungry
We both are thirsty
We are homeless
We are poorly clothed
We are beaten
And we both are helpless.

We are not one
And the same
We differ, my dear
As white and black
As sky and earth
We differ and yet
We are one and the same
Here as rich and poor.

Submitted: Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, May 15, 2013

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  • David Wood (5/15/2013 6:11:00 AM)

    We are all unique no two people are alike only wealth seperates people & idologies. A good write. (Report) Reply

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