“through the act of living, the discovery of oneself is made concurrently with the discovery of the world around us. . ."

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

What we do not want

(for Sumi Mathai)

We keep our eyes shut
in fear
of what we might see
of ourselves...

we keep our ears closed
for fear
of what we might hear
our heart says...

when our hands shiver
when our mind hesitates -
we know
we know
what we do not want to know...

***************** Balachandran, Trivandrum 03-02-2009

1 comment:

  1. 'thanks' is the simple word i know..
    i feel more than honoured


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