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Bki:Xiv The Ship Of State

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O ship the fresh tide carries back to sea again.
Where are you going! Quickly, run for harbour.
Can’t you see how your sides
have been stripped bare of oars,

how your shattered masts and yards are groaning loudly
in the swift south-westerly, and bare of rigging,
your hull can scarce tolerate
the overpowering waters?
You haven’t a single sail that’s still intact now,
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Palitha Ranatunge 06 March 2016
This great poet and Pinder together created the ode. He may have lived centuries before us, today I having read him was with him sharing his greatness and simplicity realizing that we all belong to one type of people who have tried to express ourselves but almost failed in doing so.
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