Oh White Crane!

White crane gazing over the glamorous Potala Palace, the sacred abode of the Avalokitesvara.

Oh White crane!

White crane!

lend me your wings,

I won’t Fly Further to the West

From here I shall return

White crane!

Lend me your ears,

And Hear me out in Silence

Tell them how firmly we Stand

White Crane!

Lend me your Eyes,

And watch me in Distance

How United we stand

By Sonsnow

45 thoughts on “Oh White Crane!

    1. How lucky you are, I have seen it on my way. But never had the chance to visit it. My only wish is to witness His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama watching his countrymen from the Potala Palace.

  1. Great verse🕉 It would be great to have an “About” page on your site to give us context for your writing 🙏🙏

  2. Your poem is beautiful. It would be indeed be a miracle for the 14th Dalai Lama to return to his rightful place at the Potala Palace. I hope your wish and many others’ comes true.
    Thank you for following me. Likewise, I will follow you and look forward to your writings.

    1. Thank You Shabnam Haider for stopping by and reading it. Yeah, thanks to my editing skill. I have edited the picture just before posting this poem.

  3. Reblogged this on Write and Create (from Creative Writing Course) and commented:
    “One cannot always tell what it is that keeps us shut in, confines us, seems to bury us, but still one feels certain barriers, certain gates, certain walls. is all this imagination, fantasy? ….”



    Hi Sonam
    Thanks for the follow (+ the ‘likes'(s)
    Happy blogging/writing and all the best with your blog
    “early bird craig

    “It always seems impossible…

    Best wishes from the First City to see the light



    Don’t worry about the world ending today
    it’s already tomorrow in scenic and tranquil ‘little’ New Zealand


  4. Oh yes, thank you, I enjoyed the flight of your crane. White crane, save me a dance for later. For now, I am learning forbidden steps in a lonely exile, and I fear the choreography of aging teachers is beyond my physical understanding, but I think I will fly when my imagination lifts up into the sky or will it be only into some kind resting place from which I can return and take your wing under my shoulder and do an odd waltz.

  5. Beautiful. Reading your poems from the other side of the globe, makes me miss my home country more. Your line from interview “even the heart and mind choose to run away every now and then towards the homeland” is what I go through every day. Please keep writing more. Your work not only touches our hearts but it inspires us to write more 🙂

    1. Thank You for going through my poems. Your encouraging and inspiring word means a lot to me. I will continue to write for the greater cause of my country and I will continue to wait for the day I can go back to my homeland freely.

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