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The Shadows Dance in the Dark

And they would like to keep on living

Photo by Eyad Hebishy from Pexels

Three beams of light,
Yellow and barely filtered,
Bounce off the dilapidated concrete,
On the walls surrounding me.

A rooster crows at 2 a.m.,
Forgetting its place and time,
Maybe it doesn’t want to remember…



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Debdutta Pal

Debdutta Pal


For 27 years, I lived somebody else’s life. Now reclaiming what is rightfully mine, one story at a time.