The Unknown Help
POETRY FORMAT, 6 Dec 2021
Unknown to you, who comes to help you,
Is (s)he a messenger of God
Is she your friend from your previous life
Or just a Good Samaritan
A careful businessman
Who sees an opportunity
When others think of unity
I know not
I acknowledge with debt her deeds
That takes me out of my difficulties
Can I be of help to this person
How can I when I know not her identity
Not to worry, it is a sign of good community
To help her out of her difficulty
Dr Ravi P Bhatia is a member of the TRANSCEND Network for Peace Development Environment, an educationist, Gandhian scholar and peace researcher. Retired professor, Delhi University. His new book, A Garland of Ideas—Gandhian, Religious, Educational, Environmental was published recently in Delhi. firstname.lastname@example.org
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