Paper Poetry
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Paper Poetry

The New World

an observation in the new world

illustration by Author Singapore August 2020

the city is waking up quietly
there’s a noise now and that usual chatter.
for now
I let the poems write about that distancing.
one day
there won’t be any space for this kind of sadness.



We are living in the digital world, covered in the autonomous aspects & tracked motions of life. Yet, somehow we are losing some critical elements. Keyboards, touchpads, & speech-to-text are there, but we believe that handwritten words on paper is still meaningful to some poets.

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Priyanka Srivastava

Priyanka Srivastava

Editor of ShabdAaweg Review, Writer when I am free, Artist when my words are silent and reader when there are books which I love to read.