Treasure Island

Aniruddha Pathak

(25.05.1941 / Godhra - Gujarat)

Friendship has two welcoming gates


Friendship has two wide welcome gates
Through which have come all friends and mates:
Shared loves and interests,
Shared enemies and hates;
Friends last long; mates have shorter dates.
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A five liner, similar rhyme scheme, and yet
this is no limerick, nor is it cast in anapaest
metre. It is iambic tetra metre. The mood and
message too are serious.
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- Musings | 04.03.04 |

Submitted: Sunday, December 29, 2013

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