Treasure Island

Pradip Chattopadhyay

(28.01.1961 / Kolkata)

An Apology


The struggling man
When he mugged a guy
Outside Museum of Natural History
Never thought
Nor ever thought his victim
They would be part of history
Not quite natural
Not archived within walls
By an apology
From beyond three decades
By the hunter
To the hunted
Now going to be forever preserved
In the Heart’s Museum of Unnatural History
One asking for forgiveness
And the other responding

You’re a bigger man today

Apology accepted

Submitted: Tuesday, December 03, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, December 03, 2013

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