Treasure Island

gajanan mishra

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

Why Should I Beg?


I know begging
Is not good
I must give
Giving makes me
Better and better.
Am I sure? if yes,
Why am I not
Giving anything so easily?
Something is binding me
And I am tolerating.
Whether it is love
Or attachment that is separate
Truth is I am not willing to give
And suffering is here
Not going away from me.

Submitted: Tuesday, November 05, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, November 06, 2013

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Giving makes one strong

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