Treasure Island

kalpana shah

(mumbai)

Broken Dreams


Amidst of thousands
I hear my name called aloud
Oh! It’s me
Standing on the stage
With all the great poets
Cheers, claps and applause
Happy and thrilled!
Words full of praise
All bestowed on me
Suddenly I hear
A sound aloud…
With a fright, I awake
To my dismay, I see
Pieces of glass
All scattered around
Oh my wonderful dream!
All broken into bits

Submitted: Saturday, August 24, 2013
Edited: Monday, August 26, 2013

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