Pradip Chattopadhyay

(28.01.1961 / Kolkata)

Not all men are poets


some come home to play cards
banter with wife
ask what's for dinner made
head for bed.

they don't bother to think deep
don't string emotions into written words
are ever joyful with a game of cards
nights lend them quite good sleep.

they don't dabble in poetry
going beyond is not their cup of tea.

Not all men are poets
they need not be
without it they have enough to keep

gift of a day night's peaceful sleep!

Submitted: Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Edited: Wednesday, April 02, 2014

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