When I left my home, I was eighteen,
How the world will be, I was keen.
Being a teen, an adventure was all that I wanted,
But to pursue it, all things turned out to be unsorted.
In my youth, the most beautiful gift I ever got was a boon of friendship.
I nurtured it with my loyalty and lent a supporting hand,
But when things go wrong, I look to see no one around.
I learned that sometimes it’s not the people who change, but it’s the mask that slips.
Only years later, I was skilled enough to deal with masked personalities.
However, the next leap of learning was a huge one,
As I was stuck in the pursuit of earning tonnes.
Though it wasn’t a cakewalk,
It was a proud moment, as I was the protagonist of my own talks.
For a few days, everything about me made everyone around me curious,
Right from my dress to my carelessness.
But, with time, I lost it as well and
In the very end,
All I learned was,
Every one of us can only love one person after all