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Never looked inside Myself…



In my unsuccessful days, I looked around,
but never looked inside myself.

Pearls were hidden inside me, I saw every big and small ocean,
but I never saw the sea that was inside me.

There was a ray of hope hidden inside me,
but each time I looked up at the sky for hope.

I saw people who explained to me,
but never saw the heart that really wanted to explain to me.

I never looked at heights for fear
that I might fall again.

I never walked that road again for fear
that I might be misled again.

I saw the wealth and fame of the people
but did not see their soul.

I have seen everything in my unsuccessful days,
but it is too late to see inside myself.
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Submitted by Kalyani on June 12, 2021

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Kalyani Pradhan

Kalyani Pradhan is a Ph.D. Research Scholar at the Department of Linguistics and Contrastive Study of Tribal Languages, Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Amarkantak, India. more…

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