Shubhodoy

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Sometimes we learn words from sentences
that we fail to understand entirely,
The heaviness of dejection,
The sadness of failure,
The comfort of love,
Or the silence of hatred.
We live in a flurry of emotions,
blurring out the reality,
one chimera a time,
like syndicates of a cartel,
engaged in warfare and duplicity,
only to lose the closest
in a…

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Under blinding lights of the dark night,
As the crescent moon lit up the room,
Cutting through the edge of your bed,
Peering towards the closet of invaluables,
I remember how your fingers clenched
my wrist, hard enough to melt,
Into that wind of love blowing through
your wisps, like paradise perfumed
all across the Gibraltar,
Nascent, callous, scurrying…

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