gajanan mishra

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

What is sovereignty


What is sovereignty
What is power I know not
Use of education is also
Not known to me
I am just an ass
I know not my own good
I am a fool I am a bullock
I blame nobody
I am ignorant of my goal
Mistakenly I have seen
Harmless rope a snake
And a snake a rope
I know though my body filthy
And full of bad odors
Though I know the false covering
Created by illusion I am helpless
I am in dark I am in fire
In stool in gas in bile mucus and hairs.

Submitted: Thursday, February 13, 2014
Edited: Thursday, February 13, 2014
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