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Question (1 reply)

Abarna yadav
3 years ago
Abarna yadav 3 years ago

Right from the moment i born,

Every day one page of my life was torn.

When i look back,

I was taken aback.

By the thoughts of million questions,

Wandering again for the answers.

Among them,

Who pulled most strings of my life,whether it was destiny or just me?

Is my favourite question.


Susan Katz
3 years ago
Susan Katz 3 years ago

Thank you for submitting this very contemplative poem for consideration for Featured Poem of the Month, for June.  I enjoyed reading it and appreciate you sharing it, Susan

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