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UttamaSanti

UttamaSanti

In case you know such is life
nothing could cling in your mind
Who laughed joyfully in bygone years
Who suffered and pained this month
Who had wealth beyond the dream of avarice
Who were flat broke and hungry
Who got the highest achievement
Who were put in shame and dragged in the mud
River of life flows and flows forever
Years and months sweep away human life
Where are those who tried to grasp on life
Only their tombs are seen here now.

When the lake water is clear in autumn
the underwater moon appears and shines
The youths tried to scoop out the image
and ended up empty-handed
Do not be naïve anymore
Just look up at the sky.

Oh! The moon shines bright in the still of night
ending your tiredness in the exhaustive search
The bright moon is seen now
ending your hard days of diving to seek it

In case you know such is life
nothing could cling in your mind.