Treasure Island

gajanan mishra

(3rd April 19sixty / Tikapali, Patnagarh, Balangir, Odisha, India now at Tapobana, Titilagarh, Odisha, India)

I Have To


I have to perform
My duty first
Fostering others
Doing good.

I have my own
Intellect power
Time materials
All provided by You.

O my dear
I have to serve You
As parents wife
Sons sisters.

No expectation
Of reward from
Anybody
Only claim on service.

I do not know
Whether my duties
Will add to the
Welfare of the world.

Submitted: Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, May 22, 2013
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