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Real or Unreal?

So much craziness shortly after Vaisakhi. A time for celebration of life is clouded by inhumanity. Insane bomb blasts in Boston. No human explanation possible for why someone would kill or harm innocent people. Subsequently, racism and ignorance in America makes its appearance again. Newspapers rushing to decide it was a middle-eastern person. Twitter flooded … Continue reading »

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Kora Jawab Lyrics

I found this Punjabi song randomly on someone’s Facebook wall. I was intrigued by the lyrics so decided to try to translate and understand them better myself. I have attached the song and lyrics below. If anyone can help me make the translations better/correct any mistakes please do not hesitate to comment. Kora Jawab { … Continue reading »

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Be Yourself

Sometimes people do not understand or appreciate you. Be yourself anyway. Sometimes people look at and fear you. Be yourself anyway. Sometimes people misunderstand and hate you. Be yourself anyway. Be yourself because being anything else is meaningless. Without freedom, life is meaningless. Be yourself so that you can be free. Free in body, mind … Continue reading »

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ਆਪਣਾ ਮੂਲ ਪਛਾਨ

ਗੁਰੂ ਦੀ ਮੇਹਰਾਮਤਾਂ ਨਾਲ ਬੰਦੇ ਗਿਦੜ ਤੋ ਸ਼ੇਰ ਬਣੇ ਹੁਣ ਇਹ ਸਾਰੇ ਸ਼ੇਰ ਆਪਣੀ ਚੌਧਰੀ ਦਿਖਾਂਦੇ ਭੁਲ ਚੁਕੇ ਸਾਰੇ ਕਿਸ ਗਾਲ ਤੋਂ ਗੁਰੂ ਨੇ ਸ਼ੇਰਾਂ ਦਾ ਸਰੂਪ ਬਖਸ਼ਿਆ ਹੁਣ ਸਬ ਸ਼ੇਰਾਂ ਦੀ ਸਰੂਪ’ਚ ਗਿਦੜਾਂ ਵਾਂਗ ਜਿੰਦਗੀ ਜੀਂਦੇ ਇਕ ਵਾਰੀ ਏਨਾ ਨੇ ਆਪਣਾ ਮੂਲ ਪਛਾਨ ਲਇਆ ਫਿਰ ਕਿਓ ਨੀ ਇਹ ਸ਼ੇਰਾਂ ਦੀ ਕੌਮ ਦੁਆਰਾ ਤੋ ਰਾਜ … Continue reading »

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True Love

I read this poem, “Prayer for Miracle,” and i wanted to write something of how I felt, and so I wrote this. First, heres the poem “Prayer for Miracle,” and then is my reflection “True Love”. Prayer for Miracle O God, no more Thy miracle withhold; To us in tents give palaces of gold; And … Continue reading »

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