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Garuda

I am Garuda, a vahana of Lord Vishnu A crown on my head show you my divine As I soaring high in the air Vedas chanted out of my red wings I am Garuda, son of Kasyapa and Vinata An embodiment of wisdom, one form with many epithets Mortals knew me as Chirada, Gaganeshvara, Kamayusha They also named me Kashyapi, Khageshvara, or Vishnuratha I am Garuda, representations of sacred and holy My massive golden body can block out the sun And with my presence I made any creature hesitate Even the serpent, source of all sins, abide me I am Garuda, the face of wisdom and courage I have fought alongside with Krishna, Satyabhama and Hari My luminous white face and strong beak shrunken the evil For I am Garuda, the king of all birds. I am Garuda I live in the faith of believers.
~ Indonesia, 06/10/2013 07.01 Am For Shadow Hamilton "Mythological Animals or Birds" Contest

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Date: 7/6/2013 12:18:00 AM
It is amazing.. that someone bearing a non- hindu name should know so much about Garuda, well done, Shirley !! Jag
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Shirley Candy
Date: 7/6/2013 1:36:00 AM
Thank you for the kind review, Jag. Well, I live in Indonesia. And Indonesian people will proudly saying "Garuda, in my heart" as a slogan, as fyi, Garuda is Indonesia National emblem.. ^_^
Date: 6/19/2013 1:28:00 PM
Shirley, CONGRATULATIONS in Shadow's .... Mythological Animals or Birds Contest ....... Have a nice day * SKAT
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Date: 6/19/2013 1:45:00 PM
Thank you for the congratz, Skat.. :) Wishing you a great day too...
Date: 6/19/2013 3:15:00 AM
Congratulations on your win. Connie
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Shirley Candy
Date: 6/19/2013 1:44:00 PM
Thanks Connie.. :)))
Date: 6/19/2013 12:35:00 AM
Congratulations on your winning spot Shirley xx
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Date: 6/19/2013 1:43:00 PM
Thank's Mandy.. ^__^
Date: 6/18/2013 8:23:00 PM
congrats Shirley on your win ty for entering Shadow x smiles
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Shirley Candy
Date: 6/19/2013 1:43:00 PM
Thank you Shadow.. for giving value to my poem and brought me a smile..^__^
Date: 6/9/2013 10:19:00 PM
What a gripping storyline. I really enjoyed reading these great lines. Well done! :)
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Date: 6/10/2013 10:43:00 AM
Thank you for the support. Yes I'm from Indonesia. A beautiful tropical country. Where do you from, Drake? Nice having you as one of my new poet friend btw :)
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Drake Eszes
Date: 6/10/2013 10:18:00 AM
I think this is a great submission for her contest. :) You're from Indonesia, how excellent!!!
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Shirley Candy
Date: 6/10/2013 9:56:00 AM
I include this poem in the "Mythological Animals or Birds Contest" by Shadow Hamilton. Hopefully it's not too bad to be able to compete with all the good poems participated.
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Shirley Candy
Date: 6/10/2013 9:50:00 AM
Thank you for the kind review. Garuda is my country's (Indonesia) national emblem by the way. ^__^