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Ravi Speaks

An Ode to Divine Dialogue

Tuesday
,
30
May
2017

Ravi Speaks

An Ode to Divine Dialogue

Tuesday
,
30
May
2017
Poetry
Gratitude
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Ravi Speaks

An Ode to Divine Dialogue

Tuesday
,
30
May
2017

In this poetic ode, the author surrenders to twilight's allure, depicting a heartfelt exchange with Ravi, the personified river. Through tears and reverence, they express gratitude to the Divine.

In this poetic ode, the author surrenders to twilight's allure, depicting a heartfelt exchange with Ravi, the personified river. Through tears and reverence, they express gratitude to the Divine. The author's words echo the timeless truth: in silence lies the eternal love song of the Sovereign.

Twilight descends.

Sky blushes.

Seduced by
Ravi’s beauty
I kneel.

Tears cascade.

I whisper:
“Thank you! My Sovereign rests in you.”

File:Crescent moon during sunset.jpg

Ravi replies:
“No, I rest in him. 
I flow in him.
I was insignificant. 
His coming made me noble. 
Your tears are for him, not me.

“My banks are sanctified with your tears.
How blessed am I that he chose me?

“No mansion can do justice, 
To honor that moment.

“But hear, O! Devotee
The Melody of Silence.
This is his Gift to the world and beyond.

“Woe be to the ones that say: 
He perished!
Imperishable is Your Sovereign.

river between mountains under white clouds photo – Free Nature Image on  Unsplash

“Go in love and share his Song
For, it is the Eternal Love-Song.”

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