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A Jotting.

Hardly did I see
 mostly I do not notice
 rarely I do speak
 rightly I missed the chance .

Opportunity knocks at the door
 only once they say
 it did dash into the portals
I did pay no attention.

The fortunate see thing right
 be in the spot at the propitious moment
 seize the schedule almost
 go across in a successful note.

Those be the lucky ones I thought
 and I am the most unlucky I felt
 Lo! it is not so in the game
the one who picks first is the winner.

No use lamenting I decide
 it is not in me to grab or rush
 the patience I bear is crucuial
 that determines my fortune.

Greatly it is that which holds
 the more you cling to it strongly
 the most weak you turn out
 better leave it at that level.

Calm is the criteria for me
 how come I am made so?
 I forsake all my legitimate rights
 yet I live happily ever after.
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