Daily Archives: October 21, 2015

The Sandals – Valmiki

Tears nor sighs nor sad entreaty Rama’s changeless purpose shook,  Till. once more with hands conjoinéd Bharat to his elder spoke:  ‘Rama, true to royal mercy, true to duties of thy race,  Grant this favour to thy mother, to thy … Continue reading

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poem – the wedding

Sage Vasishtha skilled in duty placed Videha’s honoured king, Viswa-mitra, Sata-nanda, all within the sacred ring, And he raised the holy altar as the ancient writs ordain, Decked and graced with scented garlands grateful unto gods and men, And he … Continue reading

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Mariana In The North – Victoria Sackville West

All her youth is gone, her beautiful youth outworn,  Daughter of tarn and tor, the moors that were once her home  No longer know her step on the upland tracks forlorn  Where she was wont to roam.  All her hounds … Continue reading

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Trio – Victoria Sackville West

So well she knew them both! yet as she came  Into the room, and heard their speech  Of tragic meshes knotted with her name,  And saw them, foes, but meeting each with each  Closer than friends, souls bared through enmity,  … Continue reading

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