Lenin Meitei Thingujam

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Time - Poem by Lenin Meitei Thingujam

Am I standing still on a moving train?
`Cause I see things passing me by before my eyes
Let me take a moment
I want to savour these dried roses

Should I wait for the next moment?
`Cause “This too shall pass”, the Sufis said
Let me wait a moment
The grass does look greener in the future

Caught between yesterday and tomorrow
I feel like a rubber band
Stretched beyond recognition-
A bridge between who I was and will be

I am well-rounded
How I am not supposed to roll?
Set me free, Oh Lord!
I want to be reborn everyday

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  • Sajna Kailas (1/17/2012 11:51:00 PM)

    Great thought! wonderful creation and wise comparison of life!
    loved it! ! ! !
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  • (1/11/2012 9:32:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem. Life is caught in between yesterday and today, you have made use of a marvellous comparison. Nice theme for the present context. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, January 11, 2012

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