The Snake Charmer

Come wake me from this worldly coma
Reopening closed channels by  karma
With the flute against your divine lips
Send cosmic languorous waves that grip


Let them loose into the serene atmosphere
Lilting dancing lifting me from my nadir
Freeing all attachments rising slowly surely
Wavering tripping gripping notes trebly tipsy


The undulating of the hands infusing life’s breath
Primal reawakening sounds prying away from death
Mesmerizing tantalizing teasing and enticing daze
Clearing peeling shedding scaly worldliness trace


Chastened and cleansed and washed and purified true
A reed now blessed, your grace bestowed breakthrough
Ready to embrace and perform the cosmic dance anew
Embracing, emerging, merging, dissolving ultimately in you


Thou Shiva, transformer, snake charmer, originating cosmic dance
Rescue your creation from mutating, growing alien layers and layers
Restore pristine belief and innocence it was sent with, by n into nature
Allow it to reclaim lost paradise shedding spurning annihilating ignorance



Sleep is the interest we have to pay on the capital which is called in at death; and the higher the rate of interest and the more regularly it is paid, the further the date of redemption is postponed.
Arthur Schopenhauer German, Philosopher Quotes

I guess darkness serves a purpose: to show us that there is redemption through chaos. I believe in that. I think that’s the basis of Greek mythology.
Brendan Fraser American, Actor Quotes


Hell is yourself and the only redemption is when a person puts himself aside to feel deeply for another person.
Tennessee Williams American, Dramatist Quotes

For my part I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance.
Adlai E. Stevenson American, Politician Quotes


Seeking to forget makes exile all the longer;
the secret of redemption lies in remembrance.
Richard von Weizsaecker German, Politician Quotes


Industrial societies turn their citizens into image-junkies; it is the most irresistible form of mental pollution. Poignant longings for beauty, for an end to probing below the surface, for a redemption and celebration of the body of the world. Ultimately, having an experience becomes identical with taking a photograph of it.
Susan Sontag 1933-, American Essayist


I believe in Michelangelo, Velasquez, and Rembrandt; in the might of design, the mystery of color, the redemption of all things by Beauty everlasting, and the message of Art that has made these hands blessed. Amen. Amen.
George Bernard Shaw 1856-1950, Irish-born British Dramatist


One Comment for: “The Snake Charmer”

  1. I read some of your poems.your .your poetry is simple yet rich in emotions.I like style and content of your poems

    Submitted by nirmal gupt on February 23rd, 2009 10:16 am

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