Treasure Island

Vidushi Khera

(22 July 1986 / New Delhi)

O Bitter Life!


I’m trying to believe
That life has got to be the way it is
But it seems
My heart feels it’s got to be better than this
Everything bitter can’t be the truth
It can’t be a valid golden rule
Somewhere there’s gotta be a change
I’m waiting it seems a hopeless wait
How can life snatch away all joy
Isn’t there a moment I can enjoy
Life’s a sugar coated poison candy
The deeper I go sweetness seems farther away

Submitted: Sunday, October 02, 2005

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