New Guidelines

A poem

Shreya Badonia
Dec 7, 2020 · 1 min read
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Smile like an angel
A voice like a musician
Laugh like a child
Do we all belong
to the same divine?

Cry like a river
Calm like night
Love like a mother
Are we all aligned?

Dreamlike a movie
The faith of a rabbi
Work like a father
Is this how we survive?

Talk like an aunt
Ignore like a lover
Sigh like a tattered letter
Is this how time passes by?

Waiting like a beggar
Exploring as science
Searching like a captain
Do we keep walking or
should we step aside?

Howling like a wolf
Screaming like a victim
Praying like a catholic
Are these the new guidelines?


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