Category Archives: Poetry

Don’t Quit

by John Greenleaf Whittier When things go wrong as they sometimes will, When the road you’re trudging seems all up hill, When the funds are low and the debts are high And you want to smile, but you have to … Continue reading

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The Morning : Spinning Head

The morning after the night before One wakes up groggy and unsure. What exactly happened the night before? Why do I have lipstick on my forehead? Why is there this dull smell of stale smoke in my bedroom? When I … Continue reading

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The Man In The Glass

by Peter Dale Wimbrow Sr.  (This poem was first published in 1934 and is still very popular today.)              When you get what you want in your struggle for self And the world makes you king for a day Just … Continue reading

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My Wishes in the New Year

I wish you Health So you may enjoy each day in comfort I wish you the Love of friends and family And Peace within your heart I wish the beauty of nature That you may enjoy the work of God … Continue reading

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Me and My Silence

My silence in prayer in quiet contemplation leads me to meditation beyond this world where I talk to myself. Silence maintains secret in my heart which only I share with myself. I forget my struggle, I forget my pain, and … Continue reading

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Sun & Hope (Nepali Poem)

घाम र आशा बिहान झुलके को घाम र बुडो को आशा, दिन त रमाइलो होला नी! दिउँसो को चर्को घाम छोरा छोरी को चर्को बाचा, छिमिकि हरु को निन्दी खोजी के हो? कसो हो?? कहाँ छो??? सुन्दा सुन्देयि बेलुकी भयो … Continue reading

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Hindi Poem

By anonymous सुनो द्रोपदी शस्त्र उठा लो, अब गोविंद ना आएंगे छोड़ो मेहंदी खड़ग संभालो खुद ही अपना चीर बचा लो द्यूत बिछाए बैठे शकुनि, … मस्तक सब बिक जाएंगे सुनो द्रोपदी शस्त्र उठालो, अब गोविंद ना आएंगे कब तक … Continue reading

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The War That never Was–(1971)

On this world Poetry Day The War That never Was A Poem by Shiv Om Rana (From the Archive of 1972…) The war that never was, Ended in fourteen days. Less than the days required to hatch an egg. Remember, … Continue reading

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At the Door Step of…… Old Age

(written on 23rd April 1993 while still commanding the Battalion which was located in the Kinnaur hills of Himachal Pradesh.) At the Doorstep of —— Old Age, People fear, but I welcome! It gives me maturity and time. So difficult … Continue reading

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A VETERAN’S WISHES

A VETERAN’S WISHES I wish I could sleep with peaceful dreams, Away from all the noise and screams, Away from all the dead and dying, Away from all the fear and crying. I wish I didn’t suffer from all wars … Continue reading

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