The Lark
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The Lark

I Own Nothing — Yet Must Care For Everything

The world was given to us to live not to destroy

Photo by Mert Guller on Unsplash

Wishing to find an honest well-wisher,
I saw people dishonest in their prayers.
Maybe one day, I will find my mentor.
My words are borrowed from many.
Even the thought I have of the universe.
None of what I have found here.
My ego calls all of it mine. Do I own it?
The mirage of the desert surrounds me…



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Diepak Paul

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.