Don’t Leave Them Alone

Every day, they lie to each other

Without you, they are finding it difficult to move further

Their faces have lost their smile

They fool themselves saying we are good, we are fine

They have started to tremble

They are playing life’s gamble

Your father’s leg has been paining for the past few weeks

He doesn’t let his wife know and always creeps

They don’t say it, but they want you to be with them in the last steps of life

How will a husband die, knowing that he will leave behind his wife

You are forgetting that you will be the same one day

Your loving children will not spare you, however you try to pay

They spend every minute looking at the door

Surprise them sometimes by coming off the shore

They have forgotten how to be lively, they have forgotten how to laugh

Both are surprised that sometimes they call them each other’s better half

Your hair is turning grey

Aren’t you afraid that you too will soon fall prey

Looking at your picture, they have started to frown

Come soon before they drown.

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