Pratip Sen Gupta


Shades Of Brown - Poem by Pratip Sen Gupta

Some shades of brown

I see a row of bottles
All around the wall
Some are full
Some empty
Or just about to be

I poured all mine
Down the sink a long while ago
But he who sits next to me
Sips a few once or so
He knows what he does not want
But does not know what he does
So I have to tell him
Now and then what he should

But he is a wise man
He does not listen to me
He has what he wants to
And before he knows
He is as inebriated as I

Pratip
9 December 2011

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  • Vipins Puthooran (12/17/2011 12:40:00 PM)


    I like this poem! ! !
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Poem Submitted: Saturday, December 17, 2011



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