Palm Definition

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Looking ahead, at my life, from the point of 26:
Cos, where my palm is concerned
There’s a broken line:
“Your life line — it is broken here, but goes on:
Probably you will, after all, be fine”.

A continuing life line after being shattered,
There was a time where to me only love was what mattered.
“You will earn money, later in life”. Perhaps,
I am to suffer an accident, to be left crippled, but alive
With some insurance cash to put my diapers by.

I send and respond to texts sitting at the wheel.
“You take bends on the 3rd???” CJ,
Disapprovingly, grunts. We drive.
Dodanwala bends are quite sharp; roads, now, tarred.
I always think these roads are quite like my palm lines.

Perhaps if I didn’t text, take calls on the move,
That chance of a crash would recede — mathematically.
“Really?”. Well, it all depends on whom I am calling
And what, as response, I am awaiting.
Would life over death be worth compensating?

2010-09-27

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3 thoughts on “Palm Definition

    a "jinx" READER said:
    September 28, 2010 at 1:51 am

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    Niroshan said:
    September 28, 2010 at 10:17 am

    What ever will be, will be….Something are not to be changed. 🙂

    nadia said:
    October 4, 2010 at 3:19 pm

    My life line has a break in it too. Now at age 52-54 I am dealing with a serious blood disorder which was totally unexpected and has drastically changed the way I live.

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