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He has no self at all, if all’s his wish.

No mirror for reflection in his mind He says whatever suits  that moment’s wish Thus he is to truth  disabled,  blind Pride and power  make human beings  unkind. But  reflecting   can  point to what’s amiss. There’s no mirror for … Continue reading

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Learning from our interactions with others

  I have a friend who is still an active mathematician.I don’t whether he did it on purpose but he replied to  some  emails That figures I reckon so. Then I realised these are words  originally relating to arithmetical calculations … Continue reading

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It is myself to whom I speak in sonnet form

Trapped in  cultivated  ways ,we may  forget That usefulness can also be a trap. Am I the one who never makes a bet? Am I  the one who always has the map?   We are no automata, we are flesh. And … Continue reading

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What is acrimony?

  Show less Feedback Acrimony | Define Acrimony at noun. 1. sharpness, harshness, or bitterness of nature, speech, disposition, etc.: The speaker attacked him with great acrimony. acrimony – definition of acrimony in English | Oxford Dictionaries reading

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Poetry for beginners

A word here about liking a poem. This should of course be our primary objective and motive. But to like is a function of the critical intelligence, as this passage by W. H. Auden makes clear: As readers, we remain in … Continue reading

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Is it apt to search for Love without

  Is it apt to search for Love  without When we need to connect with our own   soul For surely we will need to study doubt Before we can become more real,more whole   The   conflict  which  disturbs  is filled with … Continue reading

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