"Wading neck deep in a swamp, your revolver is neither use nor ornament until you have had time to clean it" Mary H. Kingsley (1897)

The Plea

For hope…

And charity.

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Picture taken by the entrance of the Jambukeswarar Temple, Trichy, Tamil Nadu.

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4 responses

  1. Toffeeapple

    How moving.

    May 29, 2011 at 5:26 pm

    • He bore the air of noble tragedy: a victim of meaningless suffering. The result of poorly controlled diabetes, I suspect…

      May 29, 2011 at 6:25 pm

  2. This folds my heart …

    “Such as I have, I give …”

    May 29, 2011 at 8:46 pm

    • There are so many beggars in India. Some professional, maimed at birth by “beggar masters”, but many the the victims of illness, old-age or destitution.

      May 29, 2011 at 9:24 pm

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