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So brief a sojourn

This life is such
brief a sojourn
One can't make resolutions for long
none know what's in store
at the next door or top floor

will you be welcome
heaven knows
Will you venture,
you need to compose
but what within the hour
Destiny may and does dispose

neither you, nor I, nor heaven knows
it's the secretest of life's dispose
I suppose

We all hanker day and night
so brief a sojourn
is this life
in terms of the time
Universes we travel
it's like a drop of water
or a grain of sand

much less a sprinkling of ice
as it melts ere it lands
so brief a sojourn
you call life...

what else can you

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this was a comfort to me tonight. nice poem.

more such ones at least three
I had reposted separately
do read if you please

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I like the theme and how it is developed,
the final stanza gives a very strong image.


The most powerful reaction
of mind on mind
is transference of sight

for all you say
pure intelligence my dear
pure !!!

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