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Prudent Judgement – A Poem from Nepal

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Prudent Judgement – A Poem from Nepal

So long as the psychology we encounter is exotic, every verdict may not entirely be prudent.

Rajendra Ojha, an eminent poet from Kathmandu, Nepal, the Himalayan country, shares his poem

Rajendra Ojha Nepal Sindh CourierRajendra Ojha (Nayan) is a Nepalese poet, social researcher, social worker, and EU-certified trainer. He also served as a citizen diplomat for three months under the ‘Ministry of Population and Environment’ in 2018 in Switzerland for the diplomatic program of the Minamata Convention, which was held in Geneva. Poems and philosophical writings of Rajendra Ojha have been published in various national as well as international literary journals from Nepal, U.S.A., India, China, Russia, Spain, Myanmar, Pakistan and United Kingdom in both Nepalese and English. He has also published two anthologies, ‘Through the World’ (a collection of experimental poems) and ‘Words of Tiger’ (a collection of philosophical and psychological poems), in 2011 and 2019, respectively. He has been honored by two major prestigious awards named ‘Asia’s Outstanding Internship Solution Provider Award 2020/21’ and ‘Dadasaheb Phalke Television Award 2023’ respectively for his work as a ‘Social Researcher’ as well as a ‘Social Worker’, respectively, in 2021 and 2023.

durbar-square-bhaktapurPrudent Judgement

Right from the beginning of humanity,

This world seems to be moving towards unfair judgment;

Where— the books are still judged by their well-managed cover,

And alligators are forced to live the lives of crocodiles.

 

When Alligator forgets its charismatic nature,

And go to live overseas, attracted to the mirage reality,

It can never achieve soul liberation.

As you may be the crocodile dealing with an alligator,

For this, I say never to impose our path on them.

 

When one is vulnerable to losing its environment,

Due to the intrusion of centralized paths by others,

It is certain to slip uncontrollably someday.

No matter how well-furnished the path seems to be,

That would be like the mermaid.

 

So long as the psychology we encounter is exotic,

Every verdict may not entirely be prudent.

Thus, there is always a place for the ‘Psychological Renaissance’.

Before that, the personalized social judgment we practice;

Most have a life-taking encounter with the ‘Mesozoic Era’.

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