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Washed Ashore

I waited in the ankle-deep water,With drenched skin wrinklingFeet beginning to numb, indifferentTo the fire-tipped nerves, that wailedDeadened to lulling worldly antidotes While the heralds thundered aboutThe impending storm on its way.I waited. For you, to keep a truth. When … Continue reading

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Catharsis XXI: You Don’t Rewind, You Reboot

It’s been longer than a year since I have been writing (unless one counts scientific papers, or letters of the heart that the intended may never receive) and I figured it was time to break that streak before the year … Continue reading

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Winters

For one from the lush green tropics,The bare white cold was oddly familiar-Like a remembrance of the old and faintA wisp of a thing, fleeting yet realLike a memory of the immortal soulAnd not of young mind, not from this … Continue reading

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Ghosted

My feet slipped a little; the heels slidIn the little nooks on the cobbled pathThe fresh snow quick and nimble,Covered my steps: I was never here!The passerby barely glanced back, With the merest of double-takesAlmost indiscernible to myopic eyesAlmost. Except … Continue reading

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strengths

I need no gifts, no new words, No assurances you can’t give I need no tomorrow- No promises of no sorrow I don’t need you to be here- A warmth, arms to enfold And shoulders to rest, Or a thought, … Continue reading

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Shadow dancing

One look here, and another glance there Gauge, measure that soaring intensity, Is it just me, or is it you as well? Trepidations hope, heartbeats in sync Or, do they beat out of tandem? A soft brush there, a warm … Continue reading

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home

At the end of the long, tiring road, Waited for me, the wide, open arms. Hastily hidden salty tears mingled With glowing, spontaneous laughter, As your arms encircled and enveloped I close my eyes, peaceful; home, at last. N.B. It’s … Continue reading

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endurance in silence

Little did she know, the fire that she poured Burned and razed, heavens and hells galore; It never paused, it consumed and gnawed- Till ’twas all that lived, raged and breathed in him. N.B. Contrary to what we think (or, … Continue reading

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After this one

Is there a heaven? Where I can find you again? An afterlife? With redefined rules, renewed ties? For you, I will believe, I will try- To chance tomorrow, rearrange my life; For if it is not now, it is not … Continue reading

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long nights

as you slept lightly, on your side breathing softly, deeply next to me, I looked and looked, unbelieving incredulous, that this was really true; almost like I wished you into form after nights and more nights of imagining, dreaming (and … Continue reading

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