A Thousand Layers of an Incurable Affliction

NaPoWriMo Series Day-1

Arundhati
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2 min readApr 1, 2021

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Who am I, in this mercurial cosmos?
running away from what forges this flesh,
cutting all cords and rending bridges,
cussing at walls with a metric ton of guilt,

can’t look people in the eye,
can’t answer why my footsteps turn into landmines,
why…

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Arundhati
Blue Insights

I write because i’m aware of the power words have. I use mine to tell stories, occasionally rant on social issues and turn my life and self into poetry.