I took an auto in an auburn evening,
Amir Jahan says where do you want to go,
HSR Layout, meter only,
My home is Mysore road though I will take you to yours.
62 I am, and this my four months young auto,
40 years I have driven across the roads made and undone,
3 sons I have, grown big and off,
1 daughter, a teacher, I married her off.
I have worked and seen the sun and the shine,
Can’t stay at home, well I am free,
I take the road and the air, hard work has been my star,
I sleep well, isn’t that enough ?
I paid and walked away,
Only to turn back and ask his name,
Amir Jahan sahab,
I could but help smile, for the lesson he gave.