Fragments Make The Full

Living the first
twenty years
with parents
and siblings
an experience
in itself.

A carefree life
schooling, college going
no decision to make
nothing of a kind
of responsibility, mostly
one of adjustments.

Away from twenty
a life on your own
with a family ,
husband and children
right or wrong
basically yours.

Three decades after
it is one and two
of wife and husband,
older and wiser
composed and withdrawn
more or less in solitude.

This goes on
till the end comes
both cannot go
hand in hand
one overtakes,
the other lags
appointment pending,.

Meantime, we quarrel,
fight, argue, bits of life
enjoy, travel, work
fragments of existence
one overlaps the other
finally merge with eternity.
Eternal, everlasting!