Reckoning2 mins 24.7K 2 mins 24.7K
I remember a man, with brown hair, engulfed by a hat
I wonder as I see him, and ask “Who is that?”
He seemed to wear a black coat and pant, and shiny black shoes
He is mysterious, and so I ask, but no one knows
Who is he who lurks by night and dawn?
But one thing I surely know, in his presence, all problems are gone
Some say he is a detective, some say he is a savior
Some say he’s an incarnation sent to be a life-improver!
Months have passed, but he still appears to be a mystery
I assumed he wanted no fame, just wanted to be a part of some memory
But I couldn’t ignore him, something always lured me to him
“Is he really the man we assume?” I often question myself about him.
But one fine day, in the beautiful hours of summer
I walked down by the street, expecting him to appear
But commotion sprouted, with some audience and cops
And there was the Mystery Man, held captive near a corpse!
I watched the scene with such surprise, like others too,
Wasn’t he so clever to fool me and you?
It was said he roamed about the street, to plan his murder
Of a young girl, to show his bravery and valor!
“I am not the man who you think I am,” he said
“Shut it, don’t speak!” shouted the cop
“Please, let me speak! I am a cop too”
“Not a word from you!” said the chief.
The public was in a state of utter disappointment
They hoped the world was blessed with a protector
With all faith dashed and torn like bits of paper
They felt they were destined to live in fear
I was in a state of shock, which wasn’t easy to revive
“Not all hope is lost, there is still some time,” they told
Nothing convinced me, nor awoke me
I couldn’t wake up from my stupidity!
News of the murder spread like wildfire
About the assassin and his clever plan
No one spoke much of him
He was a long-gone Mystery Man
After a few days, another news came out
But people were lit with no sense of excitement
It was about the escape of the mystery man
Who claimed to be a detective through a note!
“We found the note lie behind his prison,” said the chief
“It says he is a detective too, but no one would be fooled
He said ‘Believe me or not, I’ll finish my duty by finding the culprit ’”
The public and police burst out in laughter…
“He is the one!” they claimed and chuckled,
But a ray of hope settled in my heart’s deepest base
I believe he would solve this case!