No known eras. Jayshree Misra Tripathi (C)
the mind innocent, the heart pure
knew not insecurity.
the mind playful, the heart curious
knew not jeopardy.
the mind in its adolescence, insecure
knew not stability.
the mind yearning for answers,
knew not invulnerability.
the mind maturing, yet to fully evolve
knew not accountability.
the mind bolder still, yet fraught with fear
knew not serenity.
the mind even older, aware of latent danger
knew not harmony.
the mind hardened with known pain
knew not tranquillity.
the mind aging, losing its grasp on reality
knew not the reward of infinity-