Rekha Mandagere


The Festival Of Light


Let this festival of light make your life bright
Everywhere we see the hanging lamps of hopes and dreams
But you always aim at the themes and creams.
You have lit the lamp of knowledge
In its glowing brightness, I acknowledge-
The life of serenity, truthfulness and open-mindedness
Will surely lead us to the path of boldness
At all ages and at all times and in all the countries of the world
Great Men have lived for values and ethics
They alone can build the basics of civics
The life of ideals is always greater than the actual
In this short and sweet life you meet the crucial!

Submitted: Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Edited: Wednesday, May 11, 2011

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  • Mohamed Ali (5/11/2011 8:49:00 AM)

    We need all souls in this quantum soup the monks, the mothers, the teachers each one with their unique gifts as long as one is not tied and caught up by other peoples opinon.
    I read all of your poems and know where it comes from. Spirituality is a thorn on your lips now.xx (Report) Reply

  • Wendy Thopliss (3/6/2011 6:11:00 PM)

    Rekha i think your poems are written with strong but very true words.very interesting to read. (Report) Reply

  • Matt Mooney (2/8/2011 6:06:00 AM)

    This is a fine poem, full of inspiration and food for thought for us all.The structure and length of the poem is just right for the theme.'The life of serenity, truthfulness and open mindedness--.' (especially serenity which is a reflection of our peace of mind-like a beautiful calm lake.) 10. (Report) Reply

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