Treading on my Dreams

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“HAD I the heavens’ embroidered cloths,
Enwrought with golden and silver light,
The blue and the dim and the dark cloths
Of night and light and the half light,
I would spread the cloths under your feet:
But I, being poor, have only my dreams;
I have spread my dreams under your feet;
Tread softly, because you tread on my dreams.”
(“He Wishes For the Cloths of Heaven” by William Butler Yeats, 1865-1939)

This picture was shot in one of the oldest part of Varanasi (Benaras), the place where souls sometimes resides.
Those men were cleaning garbages in a narrow street…lights and shadows…Kashi…”being poor”…”only my dreams”…treading on my dreams…

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