Rishi Menon


I am free

I am free 

I am spirit in a body, I am free. 
It does not matter 
what another does 
He or She is the same as me.

I have learnt for good many years
And have traveled many lands 
But all the knowledge in the world
Was but a tiny grain of sand

The truth of it I now know 
Neither the big nor the tall
Can make me feel small
For I am a liberated soul

I'm not attached to tales of whims
Nor religious guile of the minions
I'm not attached to sorrow 
Or happiness of millions

For these are but a state of mind
A mind within a body
And when the body dies so shall these
Emotions of a nobody 

I've learnt to remove the I in me
And the Wisdom let me be
To soar the heavens in my true nature
To be free
Ash (Rishi's Dad)

Submitted: Saturday, November 19, 2011
Edited: Tuesday, September 18, 2012

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