Bijay Kant Dubey


The Politics of Becoming Great


One cannot be great rather one projects oneself not,
Aspires to be there
And one can be, if there is somebody else to encourage
And promote him.

Without aspiring and yearning to be great, one cannot be,
There must have been someone
Who inspired and supported him in his difficult times,
someone who instead of highlighting himself
Highlighted him
Which but the great men hide it
As for calling themselves self-schooled and self-taught,
Born great.

Submitted: Thursday, November 14, 2013
Edited: Friday, November 15, 2013
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