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DONS IN FOUR WALLS
 

The house may collapse any day
the walls are cracked
the chinks gape at the base
but none care

they maintain dignity
with cosmetic protection
demand patience and practise
duplicity till their own end

in meanness evoke mystery
to quell good sense and concerns
for the future buy silence
of the dons in four walls

R.K.Singh
Indian School of Mines
Dhanbad 826004 India

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