Lovely Bougainvilleas

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                    These are beauties that thrive in the warm climate. Shot at Night on my recent holiday to Egypt

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Lotus

Oh muddy pond you are
So serene and calm
Filled with filth and despair
Unappealing even to plunge my feet in it
And yet I see the ability to support life in you.
Blooming from the muddy pond
Is a beautiful white lotus
Looking upon the heaven,
Growing strong regardless of her surroundings
Oh Lotus flower
You are the face of my country
You show me how to brim with happiness
Despite the sufferings I go through in my daily life
Day after day I aspire to grow like you
Regardless of my surroundings

Drenched

Barasat ka phele barish me bheegana

Insan he nahi,

ped aur poedhye be kush ho jate hai.

Aur mujhe es pate me uska kushi nazar aata hai

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First showers of the monsoon,

Its not just the humans,

Event the plants are happy by getting drenched

And I see that happiness in this leaf