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Who Made The Rules

Recounts the fairy tale The plight of the pretty mermaid Enamoured, she was Off her feet, she was swayed  In the flexures of her heart An aria, mellifluous, played   The...

Mermaids

In the bottomless ocean of love, he dived To acquire the pearls of her beauty Her caring heart survived His promises of undying duty Their love was made...

I was sixteen

From a single moment, my life forever changed, I was sixteen, and I was told every event is pre ordained.   Slamming the door, he entered like...

Let go, embrace!

Shhh!  mute the volume, of stubborn grudge, and, sizzle and rumble,  of wrath and blame.   Shhh! put to sleep,  the urge to curse, and, hush the sound,  of seething rage.   Shhh! lose no time, listen in! can ...

There’s something surreal about this morning

There's something surreal about this morning Chirped the sparrow,  The horns are not blaring No fumes, no soot is flaring Pristine, bisque, sunlight is tearing Making way through folioles,...

The Sound of Silence

I had longed to hear the clomping  of her heavy workboots  as the lazy noon would trot out of the bokeh of the yonder, as the dwindling palm...

Shhh

Shhh Don’t wait for me to talk, Listen to my silence, A lull before the storm, Or a calm before the end, No, nothing like that!   If my love doesn’t...

Draco Dormiens Nunquam Titillandus

Shh.. Never tickle a sleeping dragon That's what the wise always said. Don't go waking trouble That's snoring soundly in bed.    How sweet the angels slumber, Rosy cheeks and all! Peace...

She Grieves

Shhh!   Do you not see my baby sleeps? He lies still in a dreamless slumber, Speak in whispers, Oh, bring down the din! For my heart lies cold...

Hush

'Shh! my angel Go to sleep. Rest your eyes before the sun peeps. But say some prayers Especially for those infected With the deadly virus. This world it has afflicted.'   'Shh!...

Amidst the Din

Enemy lurks, outside my door, Tightly locked, inventory stored, I try hard to remain out of sight, In his vision, I own no might.   Indoors, locked with my...

If I could..

Lone within the four walls, Slumped against the door Heavy breaths and tiredness, No hope for my weak soul   I crawl to caress the hand, That waves me a...
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