Treasure Island

Jasbir Chatterjee

(4 March 1966 / Delhi)

Ways Of Life


Strange are the ways of life
With all its ups and downs....
The wheels of fortune turns
And all of a sudden
Haves become have-nots,
Have-nots become haves...
But what must happen
does happen
and we have to face it all
with courage and a steely resolve...

Strange are the ways of life
With all its ups and downs...
The morning alarm rings
and all of a sudden,
Fear and anxiety threaten
to suffocate me to death.
Then I remind myself
But what must happen
does happen
and I must face it all
with courage and a steely resolve...

Submitted: Saturday, May 23, 2009
Edited: Monday, May 25, 2009

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  • Rakesh Bedi (9/23/2009 1:18:00 AM)

    I think, we must accept....'whatever has to happen, will happen'.....with calmness and serenity, jasbir.....! (Report) Reply

  • Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (6/23/2009 9:53:00 AM)

    Then I remind myself
    But what must happen
    does happen
    and I must face it all
    with courage and a steely resolve......... beautiful wwwwords with strong resolve to solve it.... i love it. (Report) Reply

  • Obinna Eruchie (6/1/2009 9:17:00 AM)

    life may have its ups and downs. even when we face challenges strange or not, we have to rise up to them. a verse with a nice flow. (Report) Reply

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