Poisoned Fruits – Sundaram Chauhan (of My Short Stories and Thoughts)

Strange are

the ways of nature.

While the sweet

nourishing fruits

get plucked away

at the peak of their youth

the poisonous ones

hang snug

among their kin

nurtured kindly

till their very last breath.

© Sundaram Chauhan

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