Tribhuvan Mendiratta

Rookie - 173 Points (22 May 1959 / Sirsa)

A Life Lived - Poem by Tribhuvan Mendiratta

Life of spite and defiance
To watch people tooling around on Mars
To celebrate the end of the last war
To attend the funeral of corporate personhood
76th wedding anniversary walking across the dry Ganga
Hundredth birthday drinking my age in pints of beer
Why don't you join me? Consider yourself invited
To throw a bushel of rose petals from the space elevator
Zero emissions ambulance sweeping me to the hospital
And I'll saddle up my Horse for the ride home
All bad things must one day end and so will I

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, October 15, 2011

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