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Amrutha Alapati

Children Inspirational

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Amrutha Alapati

Children Inspirational

Diligence

Diligence

2 mins
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What has life come to?

Where is the will to live?

A life where one has to forcibly get up from bed,

With limbs that scream their protest.


Where is the joy and happiness,

I take from labour;

Both manual and intellectual,

The sheer stimulation from my mental gears,

As they churn.


Why do I now have to dig so deep?

To feel even a flicker of that exhilaration.

And then, down, harder, I fall so steep;

Longer it takes me to rise again,

To reach for that motivation again.


Nights so long, they drag on;

I toss and turn all night long.

But the days, they sweep away,

Slip so fast before I realise,

That the deadline is on my way.


Just when I’m about to crest the peak,

I fall asleep.

Drowning under drowsy currents,

I try to keep my head up and eyes open.

But fail so spectacularly,

That I’m unaware of what’s happening around me.


Repeatedly I wake,

But am unable to sustain

Or give work to my brain,

Which is not ready to slave.


It is a game of bargaining, adjusting and realising;

But one fails to realise,

That one cannot do so with time.


That which is just and fair,

And unwavering in its strength,

Patient in its immortality,

Calm and sure it sweeps on self-assuredly.

So majestic that without even a laugh or smirk;

It ignores.


Those who think they can control it,

We need to run to keep up,

Yes, I know that it seems tough;

But this is the required dedication,

Of the true, dutiful student.


With a one-track mind,

And single-minded goal,

Who wastes not a second more,

This is what I need to achieve.

Now I train to slave absolutely,

Anything it takes

I will readily give,

To be the upstanding blade of grass among the weeds.


All this I can do

Without selling to the devil my soul,

No superpowers are necessary,

The brain’s power is the key

And all that is needed of me.


From this day I will strive

To conquer those goals,

Seemingly super high;

And I will continue to maintain

The same drive,

To, in future, make new strides.


This is the path to that future-

To comfort

To love

To joy

And to bliss.


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