Aniruddha Pathak

(25.05.1941 / Godhra - Gujarat)

Destiny sans arrival date


A fishing hook missing the bait,
Destiny sans arrival date,
Fortune welcomed with a closed gate,
A flower blooming far too late,
A stud for cows— too shy to mate,
A shooter that cannot shoot straight,
Like waiters that order-less wait
On empty table, empty plate,
Man arrives to meet unknown fate,
Unprepared and unopened gate,
With a well-come smile too sedate—
A cry unto fate’s eyes and straight,
Afraid, it‘d show him empty plate,
And all life his fate blossoms late.
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- Sonnets (Tongue-in-cheek) | 01.03.04 |

Submitted: Sunday, December 29, 2013
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