Drowning, I caught the straw.

The straw smiled at me,

Eyes full of compassion

Knowing fully well that

It could not save me.

‘I leave your hand dear friend

For I would not drag you

In this huge watery tomb.

Weary of life, I depart

With regrets none

And smiles many.


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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