From Two To None

Some weeks ago I learnt that someone I knew committed suicide over a broken relationship. In another instance, a young driver who worked in the neighbourhood tried to take his own life over something someone had said to him. He eventually succumbed to his injuries. His suicide became a success. My shock aside, I kept…

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Siesta

Lazy afternoon, Head heavy, Eyes drifting Sleep calling To the wind Whispering, Through the leaves. The Sun stealing in Through slatted windows, Golden ribbons Of warmth Across browned skin. Blood running In busy, Concentric circles Through the ears, Like shallow waves Marrying the shores In a shady cove. That hour of solitude Where quiet sings…

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Hypocrisy

He says, I’m an ascetic. Then molests a girl. She says, gender equality. Then whines over reservations. He says, I want to change the world. But he spits on the road. She says, I’m not a faker. But spends hours on photoshop. They say, we want justice, peace. They incite to break, maim, wage war.…

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Abandonment

A lifetime Wasted Waiting For you To see, To find, To love Me. It takes You A second To forget, To dismiss, To unsee Me. And time flies For you, But all my clocks Are broken, Stuck In this one moment Of stinging Abandonment. Dearest Readers, Its the last few days of Story Mirror’s Author…

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