Theme: Humor

Suicide

by Dr. Jaipal Singh
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He was quite fed up with his life
So he wanted to commit suicide
He considered available options
The ceiling fan, a gun and poison
Over a hot coffee and some snacks
Finally, he settled for a railway track.

Afternoon, considered a right time
So he was cozying on a railway line
An umbrella to save from sunshine
A pillow was under head to recline
A pizza loaf, pasta and some wine
Hoping, the train will arrive in time.

An onlooker asked about his intentions
And he replied without any pretensions
'Very unhappy in life, so I intend to die.'
'But why umbrella, pillow, pizza and wine?'
'Look, I don't want to die with hunger
And discomfort under this hot sunshine
You know, our trains are seldom in time
So it's my contingent plan for a respite.'

Food, clothing and shelter are basic needs
Trishna or desire makes it complex indeed.

 

 

Image © Gettyimages

07-Aug-2012

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Comments on this Poem

Comment Thanks...!

jairathore
07-Aug-2012 12:23 PM

Comment Funny!

Kulbir
07-Aug-2012 07:54 AM


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