KING OF BOG

 I was young

Free as a bird

I flailed my arms

I could feel the sky

The wind that blew

Across my face

A goose bump on my arm

Tickling down like rain

 

I am a student now

Sitting in my class

Bound to learn

A social norm I can’t defy

An hour passes by

I need to pee

Forgot to take permission

Oh! I hate democracy

What does it matter now?

Those days are gone

When I was King of the Bog

 

Teenager they call me

I Bunk a class or two

Can’t handle the pressure

As if we are in a zoo

I ain’t good in Maths

Bear with that Missy

I can draw your ass

As good as your pet ‘pussy’

 

College sounded fun

Until we realized

Monotony and Boredom

Two lectures worth a dime

Man! I am so done

And I lay back and think

What I ought to do?

Did the life’s vicious circle

Catch up with me so soon

Or is this the preview?

For what life may look ahead

For I ain’t no saint

I don’t preach everyday

But for the love of god!

I never take his name in vain

 

The days are like lead

Thick but easy to tread

What makes it easier?

It is a hand by your side

Which you can hold onto

For the days coming ahead

 

Whatever one may say

You grow up to be old

Not King of the Bog again.

 

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