The Lark
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The Lark

A Beggar Made Me Discover Myself

The most unexpected person tells us our truth

Much was available, more taken away.
I kept looking at, what I got, and what l lost.
This did not include me at any time ever.
Without knowing, I was getting and losing others.
I had wealth, women, and wine, but not myself.
One night alone, after all, was lost,
I thought the self to be worthless.
On the street,
I met a poor old man…



The Lark shares fictional short stories and poetry

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Diepak Paul

Life gave me much. I published first novel 2011. I am rewriting after my disability due to accident, and stroke. Starting to write here to heal, and be healed.