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Marathons ...





A year passed by since

their voices were hushed.

We remember them amidst

mementos of remembrance

manifestos of recognition

mirrors of reflection

memorials of reminiscences

even marathons of reconciliation.

No wallowing wailing to subsume

rueful actions nor eulogies to yearn

those unheard voices, only strong wishes

will affirm our humanity. A chorus of

melodious optimism percolates

immaculate insights in seekers

of a better loving world

devoid of rancid revulsion

insular xenophobia

and vacuous fears.

No words of vandalism

smeared in blind hatred

can drown this soaring spirit.

Moving on with resilience,

beyond comatose inabilities,

the resonant refrain of

compassion, service, and oneness

will echo and be heard.

Hoping those eyes blinking in

passive silence today will soon gleam and

pronounce “chardi kala”  and bring

peace for all.


August 4, 2013

Conversation about this article

1: Inni Kaur (Fairfield, Connecticut, USA), August 04, 2013, 2:32 PM.

Soulful tribute!

2: Pashaura Singh (Riverside, California, USA), August 04, 2013, 7:16 PM.

Wonderful poetic tribute! In this poem shines the glory of the Sikh faith. Well done! Keep it up, Parvinder.

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