Treasure Island

M.D Dinesh Nair

(Thrissur/Vijayawada)

THE MIND OF A WOMAN AND THREE OTHER THINGS


The old professor said,
'There are four things which you can`t understand ever,
They are: - the fortune of a man,
The mind of a woman,
The speed of a horse and direction of wind'.

We debated, but realised little.
We were practical and pro-feministic.
The old professor died
Leaving his words ever alive.
Four truths of a life time.

You call a man fortunate- you will see his end,
You bet on a strong horse- a frail one will win,
And you tell a woman, ' I can`t undersand you',
She will just smile at you and
The wind will go astray.

Submitted: Sunday, June 16, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, July 30, 2013
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First submitted: Tuesday, March 18,2008

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