A Pretty Good Me

I\’m no cape-unfurling Superman.
Forget being an Übermensch.


A Lincoln\’s a far cry.
A Mahatma? Not in ten millennia.


I\’m a poor facsimile of dad.
My bro\’s got a better mug.


But one thing I’m sure of:
I’m a pretty good me.


And the day I become
A poor imitation of I,


Sincerity will take a hike

And I’ll stop flattering myself.

Published by Anupam Choudhury

I'm a writer, editor, and blogger from New Delhi, India.

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