Created by Jose Rizal M. Reyes
Structure: Three quatrains and a couplet
Meter: Decasyllabic or pentameter
Schema: abca bcab cabc dd
Achievements by PK Roy
On personal achievements everyone
feels too satisfied, nothing wrong, no sore;
But, when one allows success to define
who she’s, leads to misery as outcome.
To feel good too much attention goes for
accomplishing bigger things and combine
with aiming to reach pinnacle picks up
addiction to gratification more.
But, forgets the fact that achievements shine
though these are ephemeral and somewhat
becomes trap and we remain unaware.
To caution, wise men already confide.
Misfortune starts when one clings blatantly
to fugacious things what passes certainly