Living Together

Poem By Raghurama Raju

Within the same walls
And under the same roof
They all stay together
But they don't live together!

Like they have their own soaps and towels
They have everything of their own
And nothing in common!

Husband has his relatives
Wife has her own
Siblings have their play mates
But they don't have people known to all!

They dine together in a hall
They relaxtogether in a room
They plana tour together
And take a holy dip together
But they don't live together!

Chasing their dreams forever
Browsing their worlds forever
They don't live together
Though they all stay together!

Comments about Living Together

Hi Raghuram, Beautiful write. Very poignant and philosophical. You dare to take a hard look at the contemporary state of family-relationships, where everybody lives in their own world. Nobody has time for others. Living under the same roof, but they are strangers to one another... They don't live together Though they all stay together! Wonderful poetry.. A full 10+++


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