Treasure Island

Farooq Hussain

(Feb 8th,1985 / Hyderabad, India.)

Am I running from myself?


Am I running from myself?
Am I?
Who can tell me whom am I running from?
Is it me who is a villain of my own self?
Or is it a man in the mirror
Am I running from?
A man who is like me
But has no feelings
Who am I running from?
Knowing one or the other day
I have to face the reality
Whom am I running from?
Whom am I running from?
But I am not cheating myself
Am I?
No I’m not
Then why is it
Am I running from myself?
Who can tell me who am I running from?
Does anybody have answer for that?
Whom am I running from?
No! No! No!
Got to solve this puzzle of caves myself
As I have to face the reality one day
Nobody can answer my questions
Then I myself
Have to keep on moving
Solving my problems myself
As to why am I running from myself?
Why am I running from myself?
Know they would talk about it
Day in day out
Who cares!
I have to stop myself
Myself today or tomorrow
Have to get back on track
Coz that is the way I have to be
Have to curb my ways
I know I have to explain myself a lot
Why Am I running from myself?
But I have to curb myself
Why Am I running from myself?
Why Am I running from myself?


By Farukh

Submitted: Monday, June 30, 2008
Edited: Monday, July 07, 2008

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  • Seema Chowdhury (6/30/2008 5:05:00 PM)

    good composition farooq. this is life and this is the art of living. the more we try to solve this puzzle, the more we get caught into this cobweb. (Report) Reply

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