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Shreya Prabhakar

Abstract


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Shreya Prabhakar

Abstract


What Is Life? A Mortal’s quest

What Is Life? A Mortal’s quest

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Is it merely a dance to the rhythm of uncertainty?

Or perhaps a stumble on the road to eternity?

I shall ne’er know, but I do despair,

That, by the mortal illusions I’m already ensnared


However, I do not wish to conceal from you the fact,

That I’m merely putting up an act,

Of ignorance, towards the acclaimed emperor,

Who is Time, the ultimate conqueror.


Is there an elixir for one to be immortal,

Or, to the world of perpetuity a portal?

I shall ne’er know, but I do despair,

That, by the mortal illusions I’m already ensnared


I wish beyond measure to live, surpassing life,

To vanquish birth and death, and brandish existence’s deceptive knife.

But, I have no knowledge of the path to take,

Or of whose company to forsake.


I shall ne’er know, but I do despair,

That, by the mortal illusions I’m already ensnared.

I do desire to know the truth,

The world’s perversity it can soothe


To seek this, have I embarked

On this quest through places of light and dark.


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