Mohammed Irshad Shamsi

June 23, 1994 - Bangalore
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Tale of Icarus

In a tango with the sky,
Along the symphony of the wind,
Higher and higher Icarus flew.

In shade of a cloud
Above, swayed by the wind,
Mocking it's impotence, his pride grew.

Defiant Icarus refused to comply.
'Tear through.' The voice of pride maligned.
For a time, he did enjoy the view.

With sun's heat he was enshroud,
Layer by later he's wings thinned.
And with life he paid what was due.
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