Rajesh Thankappan

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Rajesh Thankappan Poems

241. Divine Fate 3/7/2015
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Divine Fate

Are we no more than mere puppets
Remote controlled by the secret strings of fate?
Or are we just a passing eyewitness
Watching a puppetry show being staged?

Life seems dependent on planets and stars
That has already cast our lot,
Destiny seems to set a bar
A hurdle unbridgeable by the best of efforts.

But have we not seen people
Navigate cheerfully unhindered by fate?
Surdas and Milton wrote to create ripples
Though their worldly visions had barricaded gates.

So, if ‘fate' is our master who rules and governs
On efforts invested can't we a...

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Childhood Days

Those were the days of delight
The days in paradise
When we wandered in tribes
With wonder in our eyes.

Companions we had many
No real selfishness any;
Frolicking in the monsoon rains
We were joy unrestrained.

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