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Peter Pan
Author: Anjali Thapa

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The Lil' Mermaid threw a pebble,
Into the water,
Deep, untroubled.
What did she get?
Ripples,
Ripples that smiled at her,
Ripples that sparkled for her,
Millions and millions of her,
Angels that sang
Just for her.
I threw a pebble,
Into the water
No ripples, no songs
Calm, spooky as it was.
"No,not a gurl agin'!" cried he
On the rocks,
Brutally handsome,
Dangerously free,
Always eighteen,
Peter Pan with his team.
Doesn't he miss anybody?
Doesn't he love ?
I shrug my shoulders.
Well, fairy tales,
I've had enough already, haven't I ?

------- Author's Notes -------

Dedicated to that soul who is alone even in a crowd and even amidst merry-making

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Pondering Red (65.93.127.19) -- Saturday, January 21 2006, 04:41 pm

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i really appreciate and enjoy your poems...they are thought provoking and i like your style and choices of words..your topics..very well, deeply thought out
 
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