Translations from Gujarati

Sow seeds of compassion
Sprinkle with charity
Drizzle some love
Let honesty be the fertilizer
Weed out anger
Buds of happiness will sprout
You will reap satisfaction
Life will overflow with joy


All I asked from God was
To let me see my death just for a while
Doubting whether anybody would shed tears
I wanted to shed some of my own over my dead body


To resurrect my lost dreams
I made my world
In my own way
I called my shadow
My friend
And thus learnt
To live with my loneliness


I sought purity from the river
It gave me
I expected tenderness from a flower
I received it
I only wanted some compassion from fellow humans
Need I say that I was disappointed?








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