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A Testimony

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I said of laughter: it is vain.
Of mirth I said: what profits it?
Therefore I found a book, and writ
Therein how ease and also pain,
How health and sickness, every one
Is vanity beneath the sun.

Man walks in a vain shadow; he
Disquieteth himself in vain.
The things that were shall be again;

The rivers do not fill the sea,
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Geeta Radhakrishna Menon 17 December 2020

Man flourishes as a green leaf, And as a leaf doth pass away; Or as a shade that cannot stay, And leaves no track, his course is brief: Yet doth man hope and fear and plan Till he is dead: —oh foolish man! .............. How will the foolish man ever learn? A profound write! .

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