I Don't Care

pohtiongho By pohtiongho, 14th Nov 2014 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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It's not easy to be a Buddhist. We have to face millions of non-Buddhists who think their God is superior to any other god. They don't even know we don't worship any god !

I Don't Care

Why should you care which god I supplicate
Are you hoping it is better
I put the wine, fruits and chicken
In front of your house than on the altar?
Why should I?
To tell the truth I don’t worship any
Though I respect many.
Are you jealous?
I have no guilty conscience
Nor have I anything to lose.
Therefore I have nothing to fear.
How can fear arise when you don’t care?
Let the serpent bites me to death
Let the devils take me to hell.
They will have to release me
When they reach hell port
For surely, I don’t have a hell’s passport.
Which way are you heading?
Let’s hope we shall meet again.
There is a way out
A perfect world is waiting for you
No, you can’t go there by space shuttle
Nor can any agency bring you there.
That power lies within you
A strong man knows when he is beaten,
A wise man knows when he is wrong.
Fools! You have been drunk too long.
Wake up and work out your way
The way that leads to Nirvana.
Don’t say you don’t know the way
Have you ever asked?

Copyright © 2004 by Poh Tiong Ho


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I have been writing short stories, poems and articles during the past 20 years.
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author avatar Utah Jay
14th Nov 2014 (#)

I too am a very religious man and wonder why others worry so over what I believe or do not believe. God bless.

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author avatar pohtiongho
15th Nov 2014 (#)

Utah: Please go on believing, but many of these believers spend time to wallop others in the different camps. Jealousy? Fear?

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