I will survive.
So, you may not be around to watch,
or cheer, or boo.
Doesn’t matter. It never did.
I have learnt to say it that way.
I’ve killed my bills.
Learnt a lot to stand on my own.
Didn’t need you to teach me
Learnt it on my own.
Didn’t need you around
to learn to make scrambled eggs.
And, you should know this:
I make them with cheese too.
And they taste as well as yours.
And, I don’t tell you my troubles anymore.
Not that I don’t have my share,
just that they are mine.
And will always be mine.
And I did all this,
without leaning on anyone.
Without an iota of support,
or sympathy, for that matter.
And lest you forget, remember this.
The occupied have no time for tears!!