POETRY: WHEN I WENT WRONG

Copyright@shravancharitymission

By Kamlesh Tripathi

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WHEN I WENT WRONG

In the shimmers of life I never went wrong,

In the merry of life I never went wrong,

In the don’ts of life I never went wrong,

 But In the dos of life I often went wrong.

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When I helped, I went wrong,

 And when I didn’t, I never went wrong,

 When I was relevant I never went wrong,

 When I was irrelevant I often went wrong.

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 When I trusted I went wrong,

 When I didn’t I never went wrong,

 My tragedies reminded me of my wrongs,

 Where in the mirror of life I lay upside down.

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 When I deviated I went wrong,

And when I didn’t I carried on headstrong,

For there will be moments of rights,

 That will later appear as wrongs,

And moments of wrongs that will appear as rights.

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So one day I asked myself what is right and what is wrong?

And gently it said what calms you is right,

And what doesn’t is wrong.

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And with all those who wronged my right,

I remain calm.

As sadly, I know how often I went wrong.

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