Treasure Island

gajanan mishra

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

Excessive Sleep


Excessive sleep is here, remember
To pull you back, my dear.
Give up also grief depression
conceit and also fear.

Try not to receive praise and honor
O my dear, all are not for pleasure
These pleasures are really pain
You have nothing to gain here.

Submitted: Friday, July 19, 2013
Edited: Saturday, July 20, 2013

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worldly pleasures are not pleasures in the true sense.

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