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Falling Apart

by Enakshi Johri
(Bareilly, India)

With every word of thought I spoke
The pearl droplets came rushing down
Tracing their path through the pale skin
Leaving an expression of frown
I asked you not I demanded
To be truthful and not to lie
“Trust me”, you said and I believed
Only to be broken like a piecrust and die
Looking down in the mouth
I waited for you to return
But leaving me in the dumps
Ignoring my love and care, you became so stern.

Why is it that every time, I surrender?
Why can’t I live like a happy camper?
Because I love you?
Or is it my madness?

Questions remain same
Only the feelings are in flux
Like marcescent I shall wither one day
Leaving you, leaving the pain
Swallowed in the memories that remain.


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Oct 13, 2014
keep it up!
by: Shobhit Joseph

Like I said- powerful thoughts!!
Keep it up!

Oct 08, 2014
Great Work !!!
by: Name

Very Nice Work Ms Johri!!!

Keep up the good work

Oct 04, 2014
Beautifully Woven Poem
by: Harsh Bhatia

You took a conventional topic and overhauled it completely by the use of metaphors, very good and original writing, keep up the good work

Oct 04, 2014
Great Creation
by: Raka saxena

Wonderful more hidden talent in you

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