Treasure Island

Dr.V.K. Kanniappan

(17.10.1944 / Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India)

A School Bus Broke Down


A school bus broke down
while passing through the village road,
in a single road with ups and downs;

The youthful children alighted down,
Enchanted by the fields around,
Jumped with joy and singing all around,
in tune with sparrow merry go round;

The accompanying school teacher
who missed the childhood pleasure
got irritated and said, 'Shut up'.

Submitted: Thursday, November 10, 2011
Edited: Sunday, July 29, 2012

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