Treasure Island

gajanan mishra

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

And what is a family


And what is a family
Poet replied
Family consists of mother
Father brother sister
Wife son and daughter
And who are they
Poet replied
Truth is mother
Knowledge is father
Religion is brother
Mercy is sister
Peace is wife
Tolerance is son
Honesty is daughter.

Submitted: Thursday, April 18, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, October 02, 2013

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Family is heaven on earth

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