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Shahar Ko Nidrama – Tanka Subba

कोलाहलै कोलाहल पिएर व्यथा बल्झाउछ पहरेदारहरुसंग रातमा जाग्रम बस्छ रङ्गीचङ्गी बेलुन भएर आकासभरी रौनकतामा उड्छ दिन र रात दुइपाउ भएर उभ्छ तर यो सहर आज गाढा निद्रामा परे झैं छाएको छ सन्नाटामा हराएको छ चहलपहलबाट गलेको छ सहरवासीहरुको दुःखमा । … Continue reading

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Shrawan Mukarung – Pirai Pir Ko Bhari Boki

पीरैपीरको भारी बोकी कता जाने तामाङ दाइ उँभो लागे बिगु गुम्बा उँधो लागे नीलो गङ्गा जहाँ पुगे’नि सुख छैन सपना देख्ने मान्छेलाई पहाड नाघ, जङ्घार तर भेटिने त उही सूर्य बिसोनी हो यशोधरा तिम्रा लागि तिमी बुद्ध पीरैपीरको भारी बोकी… … Continue reading

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Food – Jing Han

Food, food I love you so, People say go on a diet, but what do they know. Food, food you make me grow, You are the one on that makes me glow. Burgers and fries, They are the one that … Continue reading

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The Food Of Love – Ernestine Northover

What would you like for supper, Some steak, with chips and peas, Maybe, a nice brewed cuppa, Or me, with lips that please. You could have something spicy, Like a curry or sweet and sour, But these can be a … Continue reading

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Song Of The Palace – Bai Juyi

Tears utmost gauze cloth dream not succeed Night deep before palace press song sound Red cheek not old favour first cut Slant lean on smoke cover sit arrive brightness Her handkerchief all soaked in tears, she cannot dream, In deepest … Continue reading

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Uncle Jim – Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis

‘I got no time fer wasters, lad,’ sez ‘e,  ‘Give me a man wiv grit,’ sez Uncle Jim.  ‘E bores ‘is cute ole eyes right into me,  While I stares ‘ard an’ gives it back to ‘im.  Then orl at … Continue reading

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Geography Lesson – Brian Patten

Our teacher told us one day he would leave  And sail across a warm blue sea  To places he had only known from maps,  And all his life had longed to be.  The house he lived in was narrow and … Continue reading

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