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Musings

I roam this earth, in search

I find after long and difficult wait

I lose it in moments still

I stop breathing in that pain

My mind searches in all the lands

My heart just beats to pump blood

I stop looking out and stay within

I dream of dreams but never wish

I stay in my lands and wait forever

I smile,  I laugh,  I breathe

But only in moments unaware

I glance at me

I see my eyes sad and questioning

Why

I have no answer, I know not the reason

I stopped looking out and accept the way

I can’t fight what I can’t change

The paths are written,  I follow them

Questions are a waste, reasons are flimsy

I now know what I must do

I walk on the unseen roads

I look at the mountains 

I look at the sand 

I see the desert that lie in front 

I long for the water, a mirage will do

I don’t care much,  if it is lie or truth

I lived in truth, I lived the lie

What difference does it make what either is

I still can hear my heart in pain

I still can feel the fires on soles

I look down 

I look up,  then I look within

I see the fires in my soul

Burning low, burning deep 

It is smothered with life sometimes

But it is always there when nothing appears

Burning bright, burning deep 

Always burning….. 

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  1. Shalini, I am so very happy to see your post. A very high quality writing beyond my complete comprehension but the fact is that I have been looking for them
    Totally missed them and very happy to read again.

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  2. hi shalini its been a long time since i used wordpress and now today for the first time i read your poem its was very honest and realistic just like every ones life…. i really enjoyed the way it was set it was spontaneous and lovely i loved it and the thing i liked the most was this whole poem was innocent just like a little kid expressing all his pain with complete honesty and with no fear of being judged ….. keep writing more i really loved this one…

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