Four Colours

It is Brhmin
Who cracks his head
To seek knowledge
And sits supreme.
Fully secure.

It is Kshatrya
Who whips his ego
To seek power
And sits on the throne.
Fully in pride.

It is Vysya
Who stirs his desire
To seek wealth
And sits on the cushion.
Fully in comfort.

It is Sudhra
Who toils his limbs
To seek perfection
And wait for recognition.
Fully in satisfaction.

We lost many strains
In the process of revolt.
17.10.99
[Indoaryans lived as four different castes over centuries till the last centurary.]

by Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

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This is a heart of brokenness and also in denial. The title is not talking about God denying him but his denial of God. Second stanza showed that his thoughts were different from God's and, in third stanza, he wasn't willing nor ready to submit to God's. Therefore he experienced much anguish in unheard prayers and brokeness as most of us have experienced. The last stanza, however, showed some wllingness to relent, to tune his will, to break that layer of ice he had formed. It is only when we submit our desires to God do we find peace. Delight yourself in the LORD; And He will give you the desires of your heart. Psalm 37: 4 It was my experience too.
What I understand, He is praying but no one hears him!