Rookie - 145 Points (14th January 1962 / Balarampur Village in the District of Purulia in West Bengal.)

Our Papa


Papa used to tell us how
Time runs against time

Our stomach aching with hunger
Could hardly listen to the novelties
While eating hard bread of the doles
We used to stare at him
And papa used to carry on
Memoirs of his dinner with Nehru

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Poem Submitted: Monday, October 11, 2004