We buy souvenirs to remember things and places they have other uses

From Wikipedia

Jamaica was the first country I lived in, in the western hemisphere. I used to work there. In February of 1989, there was an advisory issued by the government. All expatriates were advised to leave the island for safety during the election. Our company offered an allowance of up to…

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Humans need contentment besides wealth to be satisfied

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I saw the movie Wall Street in 1988 while I lived in Jamaica. I have kept in my memory one dialog that defined the base belief system of the west. It was the direct opposite of the meaning of a couplet written by Rahim, a Sufi poet from India, who…

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Life brings experiences — we call them by different names

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I write a few sentences
about rewards and
sentences you got in life.
For some, a reward is
seen as a sentence.

What were the rewards for,
or what was the sentence for?
All of them came from others,
yet some for what you did,
some only acts of their kindness…

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Enjoy and leave all you brought also leave the fun and fury.

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You arrived crying,
then learned to laugh.

Then you went on the
excursion called a school,
which showed you life
and others like you.

One day you went on
a picnic to learn all
about life, you took
all you needed…

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We love them as they are a reflection of our desires.

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Replay the reel of your childhood,
youth, and there will be boys,
and girls of many genres.
There were the wise kind,
the kind type, the bully kind,
They dealt with their own behavior.

Yet there was the one who was called trouble,
yet loved by all, never in public.
We love…

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Diepak Paul

Diepak Paul

Life gave me much. I published first novel 2011. I am rewriting after my disability due to accident, and stroke. Starting to write here to heal, and be healed.