Mandeep, our guide, asked that we chose, just three
Favoured points from our recent escapade
But how can we start to choose, when we see
The range of diff’rent journeys we have made?
How can the Taj Mahal, be so compared
With fine silk threads in carpets wove by hand?
The beauty of the dance and music shared,
Twixt dancers, zither, drum and piper band?
‘Tis not for us to differentiate
Between a few of India’s greatest arts
When we, just thankful to participate
Should see the whole and not the single parts.
For day, by day, surprises unprepared
Became unique by fun and friendship shared.