If we wouldn’t kibitz
with consciousness
I would have liked to be
reborn as a human being

religion, science, culture,
business, education are
whizzing at the entire race
with divisions, decay, and
off-colour differences

people fighting in families,
communities, and countries

I’m not as lucky as those
bards who’d sing of praise
with words of accolades

no, I wouldn’t like to be
reborn with the weight
of depraved awareness

© supratik 2023
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I can see where you are coming from, Spratik. ‘Depraved awareness’ – I wonder? Maybe it is their lack of awareness that makes them depraved? 😉


Hello Supratik, I think you are incredibly hard on yourself. I know how difficult it is to see humanity as a seething mass of the un-awakened putting their energies into fruitless pursuits and being led like dumb animals to the slaughter. People are often saying to me “what an incredible time to be alive!” I cannot see it and hope this is my last visit here, there again, my world view is that I chose to come here, now, so just have to grin and bear it. There is such division everywhere (by design) and so I now tend to… Read more »

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