Treasure Island

Mahfooz Ali

(28 October / Lucknow (U.P.) India)

font color='black'bBoy behind the wall


The boy behind the wall,
Oh! How I hear his woes.
He speaks of wisdom
which no one knows.
He knows fiction and he knows fact.
He knows history and he knows the future to come.
He knows it all,
he is not dumb.
He knows about courage
He knows about pain.
He knows what he has lost,
and what he has to gain.
He knows it all,
from behind the wall I hear his voice.

Submitted: Thursday, May 28, 2009

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