Prasanna Mishra

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Prasanna Mishra Quotes

  • ''A person gazing at his own photograph does not see much in life.''
    Prasanna Mishra (Born 1942; India; former Civil Servant, Social Activist)
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  • ''Doing nothing cannot be a legitimate component of freedom of action.''
    Prasanna Mishra (Born 1942; India; former Civil Servant, Social Activist)
  • ''While it is normal to expect the change to be for the better, it is realistic to expect the change to be for the worse.''
    Prasanna Mishra (Born 1942; India; former Civil Servant, Social Activist)
  • ''It is not relevant if your first show is austere; it is important that it bears your signature.''
    Prasanna Mishra (Born 1942; India; former Civil Servant, Social Activist)
  • ''More difficult than 'chicken first or the egg first' riddle is 'who learnt from whom between a magician and a politician'.''
    Prasanna Mishra (Born 1942; India; former Civil Servant, Social Activist)
  • ''A bad worker hardly ever said his prayer.''
    Prasanna Mishra (Born 1942; India; former Civil Servant, Social Activist)
  • ''What is the harm; if the mirage keeps me walking?''
    Prasanna Mishra (Born 1942; India; former Civil Servant, Social Activist)
  • ''Sometimes the dessert arrives a bit too late when you look for just a cup of hot coffee.''
    Prasanna Mishra (Born 1942; India; former Civil Servant, Social Activist)
  • ''Tyranny walks in when country's youths are in stupor.''
    Prasanna Mishra (Born 1942; India; former Civil Servant, Social Activist)
  • ''Some bend and get crushed under tyranny; a few bend just enough to shoot the fatal arrow and strike the tyrant.''
    Prasanna Mishra (Born 1942; India; former Civil Servant, Social Activist)

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Best Poem of Prasanna Mishra

Tryst With Life

On the auspicious day
I also took my place
With a stoic frame of mind
Moved inch by inch
As the sluggish python
Continued
Its meandering motion

The eagerness
To place offerings
At the altar
Stupefied
The euphoria
of justlings
Near the sanctum sanctorum
Catapulted me
To an atoll
of isolation

Peace returned
After a while
I saw him
opening a door
In the rear
To let in
His own men
And women

Saw him
Bedecking them
With garlands
of those
Whose prayers
He had not answered
...

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Song Of Life

Wilted leaves I knew
Do not revive
Yet I believed
When you said
They do

God does not answer
I had realised
Yet I believed

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