Owl Poetry & Prose

Are you a Trophy?

Are you a trophy?

Are you the guy everyone wants to say they know?

Are you the one who stands out at a show?

Do your parents constantly hear, ‘My what a handsome son

Don’t you want to find him a suitable one?’

Are you invited to parties by perfect strangers?

Have you noticed yourself being showered with affection, adulation by people of all ranges?

Do people consider you a catch? Are you paired with many, constantly matched?

Are you the guy who has the brains, the family, the money, the cars

Do you find yourself surrounded by hangers on at bars?

Are you wondering who your friends are, have you many

Have you any?

For when you strip away all that makes you what they say

Will you have the same affection, the same attention

Will anyone give a damn, when you are no longer ‘the man’

Are you a regular guy trying to build his own life, create his own story

Or are you the marked one, the hunted, the all encompassing trophy?



Meet Lilanka
“what is meant to be comes about of what one does”.
An eclectic personality with a penchant for creativity, Lilanka is an old soul who loves life, laughter and stepping off the beaten track. She finds joy in nature, travelling and venting her existential frustrations via her writing while calming her body with food and her soul with music. Her motto is – “what is meant to be comes about of what one does”.
A collection of eclectic expressions from life according to Lilanka Botejue. From her creative outbursts and passionate views to her love for nature, food, music and archaeology, Owl Muses is an attempt to capture these moments in time.
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