gajanan mishra

(3rd April 19sixty / Tikapali, Patnagarh, Balangir, Odisha, India now at Tapobana, Titilagarh, Odisha, India)

I Am Poor


I am poor
I am poor
Everything is
Stolen away
That is called mine
I am in this dark well
I am seized here
By the deadly serpent
Of time
I am poor
I am poor
O my dear, You can
Only help me from
This hopeless condition.

Submitted: Saturday, February 01, 2014
Edited: Saturday, February 01, 2014

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Man is really poor in this material world, everything is stolen away by activities of sense gratification.

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