Poems

She Poem

She

Who may she be?She who has captivated my mind,She who has woven my heart,And gave me immense joy under the sun. Who may she be? She in whom I find serenity,She in whom I find happiness,She, in whose eyes I see love. She, Oh! She. She who is clothed in purity,Who wears a Kongsang of righteousness,And holds …

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Kongsang Philava

Kongsang Philava

Kongsang Philava Oh iwui Kongsang Philava; Khina shemlo nali. Ngachanlei okathuina; Oh, nawui khamatha. Khina sakhui kachanglo nali; Nganaipat kahai nazak; Mathingrik kahai na uklung; Kahao yao, oh nawui khamatha. Ato aze, zingsho zingtun; Ngayaophup nawui khamaho. Mathamei Zingtai wui Mansingla lila; Mayo mei Maitonphy lila. Oh! Iwui Kongsang Philava; Na hiya Vare wui achuk …

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morung

Morung: An Ode

Amidst the land of my forefathers;Stood a Hall praised for its excellence.The whites who roam our borders;Extol it greater than theirs. A hall filled with great carvings;Of horns and skulls that fills the pillars.Decorated by those dexterous hands;The hands that are molded in such Morungs. Music of different notes echoes.Echoes out sweetly from the Morung.Laughter …

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