Zillionaire: An Abecedarian Poem

On gratitude

Paroma Sen
Soul Magazine
Published in
2 min readNov 8, 2023

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Photo by Yoann Boyer on Unsplash

At the flagging end of the year, here I am
Beholden to all the gifts showered on me
Crown on my head, love in my heart
Dearly holding me close, warming my soul

Every time I slipped, every time I swayed
Finding my path anew, doorways opened up
Gratitude follows me like a shadow

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Paroma Sen
Soul Magazine

“Do not go gentle into that good night, but rage, rage, rage against the dying of the light.”