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Michele Gibson



Michele Gibson is a crisis worker living in Ontario, Canada, with a love of art, literature and humanity and a deep faith which is daily heightened and grounded by Sikhi.

The Tyrants Folly at
Chandni Chowk A Poem by MICHELE GIBSON

"He sets it all to rebel flame/ Deftly fuels the dazzling fire/ Burns every possession to the ground/ And completes the blessed Guru's funeral pyre..."

The Peacock & The Koh-i-Noor A Poem by MICHELE GIBSON

"The Koh-i-Noor returns to bless a treaty with Shah Shuja, and Ranjit Singh the warrior king/ Ranjit agrees to arm and to restore the Shah and this the price, the brilliant offering ..."

Cyril John Radcliffe:
For 40,000 Rupees, He Tore A Land Asunder A Poem by MICHELE GIBSON

"He took no time to see the people/ Or walk among the pious/ He heard no plea/ But butchered up the land in metered gore"

Gold Currency A Poem by MICHELE GIBSON

"An heirloom for posterity? / No, the intrinsic value always bequeathed/ Is the standard price of liberty ..."

1947 - The Forever Wandering A Poem by MICHELE GIBSON

"A tangle of people / Trying to unravel the knotting of history / Trying to secure the frayed ends of family / ... "

Mai Bhago: The Guru's General A Poem by MICHELE GIBSON

"She rose slowly on her mount, head above them/ Chunni cast wide around her in the wind/ Her straight frame stiffened in the restless stirrups ..."

The Pride of the Father A Poem by MICHELE GIBSON

" ... Ajit approached his father/ And begged in earnest piety/ To take his turn with the others at the gate ..."

My Adventures in Yogurt by MICHELE GIBSON

I now had the secret, a simple method for making yogurt without a fancy contraption. I possessed the knowledge.

The Kohinoor by MICHELE GIBSON

"Near 800 carats/ A mountain of stone,/ A vastness of cunning,/ A peril to own ..."

Whispering Trains A Poem by MICHELE GIBSON

When do they fear for their lives? When they silence the people! When do they silence the people? When the people have voices.

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