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The Place I Know to Be Heaven

By   /  August 4, 2017  /  Poems  /  Comments Off on The Place I Know to Be Heaven

Far away from the world of vanities Is a place reserved for all eternities; Where your heart remains satisfied, And your mind, liberated & edified. ‘Tis a place where Hope rings true. No tempest trouble its ocean blue, Nor sorrow cast its gloomy shadows Over peace-graced hills & meadows. Lit’le children frolic under the golden […]

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Grandma’s Precious Love

By   /  July 9, 2017  /  Poems  /  Comments Off on Grandma’s Precious Love

(First Death Anniversary of late Neikedou Tacu – 10th July 2016) The person who has inspired or influenced me may not be famous at all, She is none other than my great grandmother I happen to be one of her fondest grand-daughters She has inspired me so much through her affectionate love. The way she […]

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Holy Spirit

By   /  July 8, 2017  /  Poems  /  Comments Off on Holy Spirit

When the Spirit of Truth comes He will lead you into all truth Speaking not of His own Speaking of only what He hears Revealing of all that is to come   If you thirst come to Jesus Drink from him If you believe it Streams of living water will flow From within you.   […]

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‘Your Lifelong Prisoner’ – Liu Xiaobo’s Poem from Prison

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  Poems  /  Comments Off on ‘Your Lifelong Prisoner’ – Liu Xiaobo’s Poem from Prison

A book of poems published in 2012 by Liu Xiaobo, the Chinese dissident released from prison on Monday, contained a moving tribute to his wife, the poet Liu Xia. To Xia My dear, I’ll never give up the struggle for freedom from the oppressors’ jail, but I’ll be your willing prisoner for life. I’m your […]

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How Many More… Dear God?

By   /  June 21, 2017  /  Poems  /  Comments Off on How Many More… Dear God?

Dear God, how many leaders more Should the oppressed mourn for Ere their just cause finds favour In the eyes of justice and honour? How many more sons of the soil For the flag die, brave and loyal Ere their earnest dream & sacrifice Fetch the yearnin’ souls a just price? How many more innocent […]

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Born to Fly

By   /  June 8, 2017  /  Poems  /  Comments Off on Born to Fly

Spread your wings, love, And soar in skies above. Wipe your sad tears dry And up away happily fly. Let not the world hold you back, Nor men cause your will t’ slack. In the strength of your innocence, May you realize joy in abundance. Worry not, world has always been For the morrow eyes […]

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On a Lonely Road

By   /  June 5, 2017  /  Poems  /  Comments Off on On a Lonely Road

Far-distinct from the path to paradise, Alone I tread the road of compromise Weighed down heavily by past burden. ‘Tis a thorny road only few had trodden. Masked in uncertainty, my future’s hazy. Weakened in strength, legs become lazy. Perturbed in thoughts, mind go crazy. Lonely in sojourn, heart grows uneasy. Times be when it […]

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The Voyage Continues

By   /  June 2, 2017  /  Poems  /  Comments Off on The Voyage Continues

The sea is calm tonight. The sky lit wit’ stars bright. My lonely Voyage continues, Guided only by heavenly clues. Captain of my own soul, I’d chosen to heed the call Of my destiny from the deep; And I’d keep sailing ere I sleep. Deadly storms I’ve faced Had faith & hope replaced By clouds […]

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The Voice

By   /  May 23, 2017  /  Poems  /  Comments Off on The Voice

Across the God-gifted Land of nagas, Replete with history of a bloody saga, An enraged voice echoes in the valleys, Reverberating in the streets and alleys. ‘Tis the voice of young men & women: Longing to flee from corrupt’s domain; Crying out to heavens for deliverance From dishonest men & their influence. ‘Tis the voice […]

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Value Precious Vote Lest

By   /  May 21, 2017  /  Poems  /  Comments Off on Value Precious Vote Lest

One vote, Precious Use wisely Not for bucks Lest, what? The one who bought you Will recoup himself In the first half Of seating tenure; O second half ‘Come justly’ ye long! Aha… alas! he’s amassin’ To buy ‘you’ again For another attempt! And you’ll be no right To blame its system For failed governance […]

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