Treasure Island

Shah Jehan Ashrafi


Incognito


Incognito I go

Every moment hollow

Pearls to swines I throw

Either I or they need to grow

Without a name and without fame

Life is just gambling, a mere game

In clandestine I hide in shame

Nothing do I now claim

Air, water and fire the elements of trinity

Are they suffice to lead life with dignity?

My being has become a mere existence

My talents are not my efforts but fruits of inheritance...

Submitted: Saturday, August 24, 2013
Edited: Monday, August 26, 2013

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feelings of a person struggling without success

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