TS (7/28/87 / California)

Black Will Take No Other Hue

Bitter gourd is bitter in taste
Coating of sugar is of no use
Bitter gourd is always bitter.

Put some alum
In to the dirty water
And see what is here.

It is different
How far it is useful
It is not different
How far we are
To play the fool.

by Gajanan Mishra

Comments (1)

Second class? This is a First Class poem! Well done!