Sabu Francis (sabufrancis) wrote,
Sabu Francis
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A Spark and a Fire

A child holding a sparkler blazing bright
Carves his name into the night
The father stands with a bucket of water
Hopes that his son will not falter
For a spark often leads to a fire
and that may douse his child's desire.

Oh, what a fine balance a Diwali is:
Intense burning ideas with everlasting peace
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