By Col (R) Masood Anwar, AC/Avn (34 Long Course)
Once upon a time troubles were smaller and I was bigger
I was able to keep them soundless and quiet
Whether it was homes roads or parks
Then troubles grew bigger and I became smaller
I see them now, on roads, in streets, in schools, in homes
Familiar and expressive to a degree of fault
I have, since then, thought very hard
What is the trouble?
I soon realised, I am the trouble because I make trouble
I create, I shape, I fashion trouble
The way I want, the way I like
At my convenience, in my interest
Then why blame trouble?
Troubles trouble because they are troubles
How comical, how intriguing
Am I not the whole trouble?
(Writer’s Note: I think, you might find, hidden within the lines, a message.)
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