Whenever

Whenever I had a big problem,

I always put a coma,never a full stop,

For I know that life is a garden of solutions.

I would walk unperturbed for I know

Problems love me and always look for me.

I never raised a question about their

Origin or reasons of existence.

Sometimes,I would put them in between

Inverted comas to remember them

And prioritize them as problems

That needed quick solutions.

And when I solved them,

I put an exclamation mark

To express my joys.

I never use colons or semi-colons

For these are signs of weakness,

A delaying tactic, an irrepressible desire

To break free.

Highlighting my wings of poesy,

I delete the secret sins put in brackets

And sing with full-throated ease

The songs of life with open endings.

 

pramila khadun

 

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About pramilakhadun

I am the holder of a Bsc degree in Food and Nutrition from S.N.D.T University,Pune,India.Have taught this subject in a private institution for almost thirty-five years.Currently, I am retired and travel alot with my husband Raj, daughters Dr Rajnee and Priyum and son Airline Captain.Had my first book of poetry published by Minerva press, London and other two in Mauritius.More coming soon.I love poetry and enjoy reading poems of poets across the world and I feel Destiny Poets is the right place for me.

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