Outcast

[Inspired by the life of D. H. Lawrence]

Bask!
In the light of mediocrity
Dance!
In the rain
Which doesn’t green the earth
Smile!
At the praise of your hollow words
By hollow people
If this is what you offer
I’d rather be an outcast
And live in my rebellion!

M. Awais Aftab
24.9.07

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