Saturday, March 22, 2008

How Come? - A dedication to a young writer

At the ripe young age of sweet eighteen
How come there’s a whole world you’ve seen ?
Experienced the wisdom of most peoples lives
In a flash and a twinkle of your eyes ?

Lived through anguish, love, anger and pain
Getting drenched in a lifetime of emotional rain
And then picked up your fiery quill
Armed with a rare wit and steely will

Set out to tell the world what it means
Painstakingly writing out the scenes
Set them in a kelaidoscope of verse
Arrogantly dared us critics to do our worst?
(c) Anurag Mathur 2008

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