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Feb 22, 2014

There comes a time that we have to make choices, / And now, we are the choices we made some time back / And somewhere along the line, my heart shattered... / My tears fell along as I watched the scattered pieces... / I don't regret the rain or the night I felt that pain... / Or the tears I had to cry…  sign in to read more »

»The Storyteller«

Feb 22, 2014

He would stop and mesmerize at the little red plum hearts breathing quietly on the flat melamine plate, / Then he would take a puff from his glaring cigar and send the swirls of smoke on their heels towards the rusty ceiling, / While the lazy ash particles would descend idly and always found solace on…  sign in to read more »

»Life at the other end«

Feb 12, 2014

She sat huddled towards a tiny tin cup that was before her / A black veil completely covering her face despite the scotching sun / For a minute one would think she was praying, maybe, for a better life / The circumstances that had forced her there were unknown knowns for the rest of us / A little…  sign in to read more »

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