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Saturday, April 19, 2008

The Pawnbroker

And here I am,
Of Flesh, blood and bones,
Mind - No, that is locked with the pawnbroker
who,Some say is ethereal
I only know that he lives above the real.
Never mind, but He has what I owe to all.
In my last conversation with Him,
(More an argument if I am to believe)
He levied a heavy interest,
And I had to give away some memories as a fee.
Indeed a hard bargainer
is He-
I have heard some old folks say this.
Now I know;
My Mind, Oh! Yes, My Mind is with Him you see.
Few more years,
perhaps,
Sigh!
My Mind - hope I shall get back from Him,
But not all memories shall I give away
only for my Mind's interest and fee!
Some I shall hold to relish and set my soul free.

9 comments:

Amrita Premrajan said...
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Amrita Premrajan said...

He levied a heavy interest,
And I had to give away some memories as a fee.

Good one sir!

shobita said...

hey, nice stuff. i like the idea of paying the interest in form of memories. Well done!

UnApologetic Confessions said...

Amrita - Thanks. Memories are costly and indeed its hard to give them away.

Shobita - The Pawnbroker has been levying quite a high ingterest on me from sometime... eh!!!

Kanno said...

wow!!!

Meghna said...

Excellent my dear friend, excellent!

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