Food, clothing, shelter are basic needs,
But they are snatched by some souls who have unlimited greeds.
There are some noble creatures who deprive themselves of luxuries,
They work diligently to secure a future for their children, which is free of penuries….
There are some health conscious beings who deprive themselves of ice creams and such other goodies,
To pursue a healthier, fitter ‘themselves’ and delete their names from the list of foodies…!!!
Fasting is also a deliberate process of deprivation,
The persons who ‘fast’can learn patience, refrain , self control and satisfaction…
In a world of ‘More’, ‘Store’ and ‘Galore’,
The word,’ Deprive ‘ seems to be a part of past folklore…
But it does exist,
Thankfully, it has not made an exit.
It is not yet ‘ Extinct ‘……