Home » Show your Conviction » Poem – Nettle-Eater Poem – Nettle-Eater therecord January 28, 2014 Show your Conviction No comments from ‘The Life of Milarepa‘ by Thaye Dorje In my youth I committed black deeds. In maturity I practised innocence. To say more than this would only cause weeping and laughter. What good would it do to tell you? I am an old man. Leave me in peace. Tags:Poetry - About Author therecord This 'author' is used to post anonymous contributions from people with convictions.