It’s almost an hour.
I am speaking to her.
Trying my best
to get to the core.
Discuss, motivate, encourage,
beg, empathize, sympathize,
agitate, provoke, admonish.
But nothing cracks through.
She’s so calloused.
About to give up,
One last question
out of the blue!
The escape velocity attained.
Tears, disclosures, confessions.
Over the moon.
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Now I am a lake.
Every skimming swallow
And every blowing breeze
Stir up ripples on me.
They spread out,
Grow wider but less intense.
I wait for stillness –
And then it sails in –
The brief lull,
Till the swallow or breeze
Returns to taunt or tickle me.
Let the swallows skim
And the breeze blow,
They can’t help it,
I don’t mind rippling either.
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(What can you do if you unintentionally rile someone with your words? This is a comment to myself – an attempt to patch up.)
You had in mind a ‘Jeu d’esprit’ :-O
Which has ended up a dud wit!
Yes, you were smiling as you typed it 😉
But remember she was miles away!
It would have worked face-to-face;
It should have been in your mother tongue.
All you can do now is
Wear this D:< emoticon round your neck,
And chant these mantras while commenting:
No more ‘humorous’ comments,
(Loose lips sink ships!)
No more trusting those phony smileys.
Om, shanti, shanti, shanti….
Will it mend it or rend it?
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