Tuesday, May 21, 2013

BEYOND CYNICISM

BEYOND CYNICISM 
© Farouk Asvat


With laughter beyond cynicism
I find
That love is a refuge from loneliness
That life does not owe us a living
That god is a clown to smile away the tears
That every meeting is an invite to a parting
That we live to die.

Yet like fools we have enough wisdom
Not to switch off the suffering.




© farouk asvat


composed: 1976 [Johannesburg, South Africa under apartheid]




[] Acknowledgements:

Beyond Cynicism was previously published in:

                The Time Of Our Lives (black thoughts publications, p42, 1982);
                The Time Of Our Lives (piquant publications, p45, 2007).




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