The Birth of a Poem

Jessica Gupta
May 27, 2019 · 1 min read
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It begins

In a breath
caught
and
a moment
stolen.

In thirsts
unquenched
and
hungers
denied.

In a kiss
returned
and
an embrace
shared.

In wounds
opened
and
screams
swallowed.

In a past
released
and
a sin
forgiven.

In cries
silenced
and
tears
unshed.

In a battle
ended
and
peace
bestowed.

In a word
broken
and
a dream
lost.

In beauty
beheld
and
wonder
born.

In a hope
chained
and
a future
held captive.

In storms
spent
and
life
renewed.

It begins.

Poets Unlimited

Six Years of poetry-only publishing, PoetsUnlimited was a…

Jessica Gupta

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Bookworm and world wanderer, writing to capture the beauty, tragedy, and comedy of the human condition.

Poets Unlimited

Six Years of poetry-only publishing, PoetsUnlimited was a diverse, engaging and authentic poetry magazine. For most of that time a daily publication, it was always diverse and original, and free-to-read by all.

Jessica Gupta

Written by

Bookworm and world wanderer, writing to capture the beauty, tragedy, and comedy of the human condition.

Poets Unlimited

Six Years of poetry-only publishing, PoetsUnlimited was a diverse, engaging and authentic poetry magazine. For most of that time a daily publication, it was always diverse and original, and free-to-read by all.

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