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No Other

by Preethi Burnett
(Leeds, United Kingdom)

I allowed you inside me like I allowed no other,

Formless and shapeless within and without me,

Now, you slide through between these reluctant wilting fingers,

Like the particles of sand I imprisoned in the blustery nights and the following tranquil,

Preserved us gentle, wrapped in each other

Wet membrane of skin, moistness within my palm and the liquid eyes that never turned into tears,

Held you in a sheath, should I now let go?

Some dreams cannot be…..if

Little you sense, little you see

Some dreams cannot be…but

May be some dreams cannot be

Hold on fast to them, for if they die

Hughes says that life is a broken-winged bird,

That cannot fly,

Life is a barren field, frozen with snow

Hold on fast, don’t let them go.


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Oct 07, 2015
by: Yunus Mohamed

life has no purpose withot our dreams

Apr 19, 2015
by: Jitendra Mathur

Very nice and touching poem.

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