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TITLE (EDIT)
Yet Another Day...
DESCRIPTION
Another hectic day described in poetry.
[185 words]
AUTHOR
Alvin Gladstone
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
From India, Pune.
[April 2006]
AUTHOR'S OTHER TITLES (5)
Man In The Bank (Short Stories) An anxious man in a bank, something is worrying him. [824 words] [Drama]
My Letter To Anne Frank (Non-Fiction) My small token of love & respect to the little angel. [304 words]
The First Night (Short Stories) The couple have just got married and the night has began, as they get ready to sleep - the adventure begins. Read to understand the excitement of an arranged marriage. [4,709 words] [Romance]
The Pen (Short Stories) Story of a man and his pen. [4,897 words]
Violence (Poetry) A tribute to the history of violence. [102 words]
Yet Another Day...
Alvin Gladstone

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!

-Alvin

 

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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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© 2005 Alvin Gladstone
STORYMANIA PUBLICATION DATE
September 2005
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