ANOU RANZ SIME EK PON (LET’S BUILD ROADS AND BRIDGES)

ANOU RANZ SIME EK PON
(LET’S BUILD ROADS AND BRIDGES)
DEV VIRAHSAWMY

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Walls, walls everywhere you look!
Walls, walls everywhere you go!
Walls, walls they creep up like hell!
When will the walls come tumbling down?

01. LAMOUR KONPASION-PARDON

Lalimier Lamour amenn lizour toulezour;
Konpasion, pardon, partaz: materyo ranz pon.
Me Mamon dir non, non, non; bizen ranz miray;
Met zepis gourman ek egois dan karay.
Lamour-Pardon dan partaz rod tengn nou laraz;
Olie konstrir sitadel, koup pie pou fer fles,
Dir nou pa perdi letan ar nenport so zes;
Ranz bann pon lor larivier, konekte vilaz.

Me lespri Mamon pli for dan latet pagla;
Fer lalians ar Toupoumwa, enpoz so lalwa:
“Dan vre paradi ena plennti lor-larzan;
Plis pitay plen tenk, plis vinn prezidan.”

Materyo ranz pon pe triy lanti dan prizon
Me zot sir dime Mamon pou dimann pardon.

04.01.18

COMPASSIONATE AND MERCIFUL LOVE

Love’s light brings life everyday;
Pity, peace help build bridges.
But Mammon says niet; build walls;
Season life with egogreed.
Mercy keeps fury in check;
Decries forts and weaponry;
Waste not your time in folly;
Rather build roads and bridges.

But Mammon reigns supreme;
Builds power with Imemine:
“Bliss is spelt ‘money and gold’;
Blessed wealth makes you lord-king.”

In jail, bridge-building impulse
Believes Mammon will beg for peace.

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IN PAUL’S SANDAL SHOON AND GANDHI’S CHAPPALS

IN PAUL’S SANDAL SHOON AND GANDHI’S CHAPPALS

DAN SANDALET SEN PAUL EK CHAMPAL GANDHI

MERSI PER BESSES
THANK YOU FATHER BESSES

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Baghavad-Gita: Lavi enn kontradiksion; ler nou ne nou koumans mor.
NANYE PA EKZISTE SAN SO KONTRER.

Life is a contradiction; we start to die the moment we are born. Nothing exists without its opposite.

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Anou konstrir bann pon;
Ranz miray pa bon!
Sen Paul ti sir:
Kiltir peyna serir;
Mesaz Lesenier
Napeyna frontier.

Bridges let’s polish;
Walls let’s demolish!
Saint Paul tells his flock:
Culture has no lock;
Elohim’s tidings
Have no strings.

Sen Pierre ti rod enpoz katna;
Sen Paul ti dir non.
Lamour ek Pardon
Pa met kadna.
Lafwa bizen liberte
Pou li devlope.

Saint Peter wanted it off;
St Paul said ‘come off it.’
Love and Mercy
Have to be free.
Faith to grow
Needs no sorrow.

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