by Dr M C Gupta
Arrows that boomerang hurt only the archer.
|BLUNT ARROWS: a sonnet |
Why not ignore the one you do not like?
Why call him names, insult him for nothing?
What use it is if someone you do strike,
But arrows just return back to your sling?
The barbs and thorns hurt only the one who
Grabs them and takes them direct to his heart;
But if that person simply ignores you,
It shows that he is much wiser and smart.
Why get frustrated in a manner thus,
That your arrows just do not penetrate?
If you ride mistakenly the wrong bus,
Your destination will not be your fate.
Why harm and humiliate another,
In fact, about this, who does not bother?
M C Gupta
25 August 2009