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He cried…

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It was midnight.

She got a call. She was asked to sign on his death post. She refused, getting a faint hint of what was to be her future.

Today, whenever she hears the red siren, she is pulled back in time, to that fateful morning when death followed them.

She sat in a car with a similar red siren ringing on it, with him lying down near her, sustained on an artificial breather.

Sunlight dappled in through the tiny window, onto his face. She could see pain in his face, sadness in his eyes.

They said that t’was the Sun that caused his soul’s windows to leak.

But, in her heart, she knows that on the gloomy day that it was, it couldn’t have been the brightest star.

She knew that on that sad day, he cried…

What’s going on?

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A man walks down the street.

He comes across a chicken that lays 2 eggs each week.

The 1st week, he picks up 1 egg, leave 1 for next week, and moves on.

The 2nd week, he comes with his friend. They take 2 eggs and leave 1.

The 3rd week, 3 of them come and take all 3 eggs.

The 4th week, 4 of them arrive, take the 2 eggs laid that week, and the chicken gives them an IOU for the following week.

In the 5th week, 5 of them arrive, they take the 2 eggs and the chicken that can’t be trusted to fulfill its IOUs.

This is the point of the Living Planet Report: that we are using up more resources (eggs) than our planet (the chicken) can provide.

We may not really know whether the egg or the chicken came first. But we do know that the chicken will be our final meal.

So, all we got to do is THINK, think about the consequences of our acts even before a small act like littering. This world is ours and hence, it is in our hands whether we want to see the future generations thrive or we want to see them suffer.

THINK.

She stares…

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She stares with eyes bright,

She stares with eyes wide,

She stares with desire,

She stares with longing.

Is there anyone who can do something?

Is there anyone who will give it to her?

When will it all end?

When will her longing end, her wish fulfilled?

When will there be an end to her wait?

When will she be free?

 

This one I dedicate to Salmi who works for us day and night, toils to earn a few bucks, but still cannot get what her heart wants; unlike most of us who don’t value what we already have. I hope to give what she wants very soon, very very soon! :)

 

When?

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Okay, so for a first time poem, this one could be a bit too much, but I am happy to post my first ever poem here! :D

So, it goes like this:

Life’s beautiful when you’re there,

Life’s beautiful when I hear your voice,

Life’s beautiful when i can see you,

Life’s beautiful when I can feel you.

When will you know it all?

When will you know that I care for you?

When will you that your sight, sound, touch gives me a high?

When will you know that I love you?

When I made a friend read this, she swore that I was in love! :O BUT, that is not the case! No such happenings in my dry and boring life till date, though! :P *sigh* ;)

Till next time! :)