Real love is same both in east and west
(I read about the Indian couple in the post of my friend Bhanu Ravi and ofcourse the other is the famous short story of O.Henry. Both illustrate the real meaning of love.)
Hari married Sita ,an extremely pretty girl,
And lead a rapturous life with her.
Suddenly one day without any reason ,
Sita due to some skin problem started looking progressively ugly
John fell in love with Mary in USA ,
They dated long and got married ,
But John and Mary were extremely poor.
And their first anniversary soon approached
Hari suddenly became blind and needed,
Some one to take care of him every minute,
Sita who was very ugly by that time,
Took care of him extremely well.
Poor John had a wrist watch but no strap,
Poor Mary had a long hair but no comb,
And they both decided to present,
Each other what they lacked.
Times went by and one day Sita became very sick,
And breathed her last in the arms of Hari,
Last rites of Sita were performed by Hari,
And he walked back without any help.
John did buy a comb so that Mary,
Could take care of hair and make it pretty,
Mary did buy a pretty watch strap,
So that John could tie the watch to his wrist.
Some one approached Hari who was blind,
And offered help to lead him to his home,
Hari replied, “I can see” but I did act as blind,
So that my Sita would never feel bad of her ugly face.
When John took the comb to Mary,
And when Mary took the strap to John,
Both were shocked , Mary had sold her hair,
To buy the strap and john had sold his watch to buy a comb.
Real love whether it is in east or west ,
Is not the love for the happiness of the self,
But is the great desire to make , their partners,
Happy , sacrificing ones every thing.