Within

Sriram Sankar
Dec 22, 2020 · 1 min read
Abstract art a woman
Abstract art a woman
Artwork by Anoushka Alexander — Instagram @thatpatakakudi

Caught amidst worlds, contradicting realities
The gift of vision of truth, the curse of perception
She dances in a world painted by the sun
A mystical place where shadows rest

It’s her face, the sadness it portrays
The million lies she set ablaze
She dies everyday caught in the dichotomy
Between the rambling poet and the quiet marionette

Crazy daisy they would say
Unkempt hair, a beautiful disarray
She is a world on her own
Locked away in a three dimensional prison

A Rorschach test, at a fool’s behest
Take her away, wipe clean her messy slate
She digests what is shoved down, strings that are tugged on
The marionette is called upon

But she still lives, somewhere within.

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Sriram Sankar

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Currently chasing a dream in Astrophysics. Writer/Poet. Content Marketer. Mechanical Engineering Graduate.

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Currently chasing a dream in Astrophysics. Writer/Poet. Content Marketer. Mechanical Engineering Graduate.

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