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He is a soldier
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He is a soldier
by Bipin Khatiwada

His family is praying for him.
He is struggling to save victims.
Saves lives from the mouth of death,
With a fearless and brave face.
So secure he makes us to feel,
That rifle on his shoulder rests well.
Through the tunnels and into the rivers,
Is his life, always in danger.
Danger like that we fear of;
Earthquakes, Tsunamis, wars and a lot.
Makes danger as a path of life.
Because he is a soldier.

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Bipin Khatiwada is a poet and story writer from Nepal.