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Why I live, for whom I live, why should I live at all?

Why I live, for whom I live,
Why should I live at all?
If one day I stop living,
The heavens would not fall.

In that case why this delay?
Let that day be today.
I have no desire to earn,
Nor have a loan to pay.

Those for whom I lived and toiled
Do not have any time
For someone who has outlived
His life out of his prime.

My children, live happily
I won’t bother you now.
I would either end this life,
Or live alone somehow.

• Written in abcb, 7-6-7-6 format.

M C Gupta
18 November 2007

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