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Yet Another Day...
Another hectic day described in poetry.
From India, Pune.
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Yet Another Day...
It was this morning when I woke,
began to ponder if life was a joke.
was lost in thoughts in the bed I lay,
Oh god, I thought, here comes another day!
Saw my watch, t'was 9'O Clock,
heck, I said in awe and shock,
with brush in my hand I rushed to shower,
Oh god, I thought, give me more power!
The engine I acceleratored with full throttle,
my thirsty throat wished for water in a bottle,
desperate to reach my office in time,
Oh god, I wished for some soda and lime!
Avoided my boss, phew, and opened my mail,
pressures were high and I couldnít afford to fail,
work piled up, wished my leg could shake,
Oh god, I said, please give me a break!
"Hey", someone said, "not going home, its already dark?"
peeped through the window to see if someone was trying to lark,
drowned in work, struck to my chair like a glue,
Oh god, didnít even realize the sky change to black from blue!
Didnít waste much time, dinner was just bread and butter,
needless to say, my eyes were closing down like a shutter,
thoughts were numb in the bed I lay,
Thank god, I thought, here ends another day!
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"Oh god, Is Alvin also a Software Engineer ?." -- shunmuga, Bangalore, Karanataka, India.
"Yep Shunmuga, u almost guessed it, though am not a S/W engg, am in IT. And u seem to empathize well with the situation too, yr from b'lore, I can understand :)" -- Alvin.
"hey Alvin yr doing a great job. i really like yr work especially that short story "first night" and this poem "yet another day. my half of the family lives in India and im an Indian too." -- sana, karachi, pakistan.
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