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Life at Stake!!!

by Ananya Roy Pratihar
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It was a bright sunny morning
My mom came running
And asked me
To throw the mouse
That was lying on the couch.
I bravely ran and did so
But I got a slap, Ouch!
As I’d thrown the optical mouse.

It was evening and heavily raining
Dad warned that the window’s open.
So smartly I switched off the PC.
Alas! What I see
Mom and Dad shouting together
When they found
All the mosquitoes had entered.

Sadly, I sat to dine
Suddenly My Bro whispered
He had kit-kat in his new mobile
I jumped and took it away.
He slapped me hard
And said, “It’s the operating system, you nerd.”

Like a wet cat
I went to my room and kept thinking
This is how I make mistakes
And put my Life at stake
So, now I understood
Why life was easier enough
When Blackberry and Apple were fruits.

05-Jul-2014

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Comments on this Poem

Comment That's called a perfect sense of technical humor ! Ananya, it was wonderful to read one of your poems so casually put into stanzas but a thought that is deep ingrained. Keep writing ! Much love.

Kasturi Bose G.
01-Aug-2014 12:40 PM

Comment mind blowing..

Rupradha
08-Jul-2014 11:37 AM

Comment LOL!!! Much loved this superbly conceived and well written poem! Life, these days, seems to be existing more in the irtual world :-))
Thanks for sharing this enjoyable poem, Ananya.

Btw, since you've mentioned you love writing, have some interesting literary info to share. My mail id is padmaja_iyengar@yahoo.co.in. If ok, pl mail me.

Padmaja Iyengar
08-Jul-2014 11:31 AM


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