Geetima Baruah Sarma

(April 26,1969 / Assam, India)

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Not For Long


Bad days do not last long,
One should have patience,
To overcome them all.

As the day ends,
Darkness rules all over,
But not for long.

With the change of seasons,
Winter brings about chill,
But not for long.

Trees shed off leaves,
Appear like dead trees,
But not for long.

Hurdles emerge in life,
Rays of hope seem shadowed,
But never for long.


[Published in ‘Buzzle’ on 8 August 2013]

Submitted: Monday, August 12, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, August 13, 2013

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