Anita Sehgal

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Another Day


The earth quaked, the black sky fell into the oceans

and they rose to gobble everything.

Leaving devastation and ruin in its wake.

Shamelessly, the next day dawned

Bright and fresh.

As if yesterday had never been.

So cheerful that it hurts.

The hungry empty spaces in the skies eat up the memories

Leaving it once more untainted.

I too, look up and take hope for there will surely be another day, another life.
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Submitted: Monday, May 21, 2012
Edited: Sunday, May 27, 2012

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  • Rookie - 16 Points Julius Lenjatin (6/15/2013 8:28:00 AM)

    Hope is good in our lives, hope is portrayed here verily, a quake has just occurred yet your solace comes from the fact that another day will surely follow. good work. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 9,695 Points Heather Wilkins (6/8/2013 12:57:00 PM)

    I love your last line. I too, look up and take hope for there will surely be another day another life. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Mbanaso Samuel (11/20/2012 10:36:00 AM)

    marvelous piece..............we hope to see more as more days erupts.............. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 17,104 Points Valsa George (11/7/2012 10:12:00 PM)

    We blissfully forget what happened yesterday and look up to tomorrow with hope and optimism! that's how it should be! An enjoyable write! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 10,456 Points * Sunprincess * (11/3/2012 11:07:00 PM)

    love how the next day can be so very beautiful after the storm..fabulous write.. :) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 40 Points Indira Babbellapati (5/24/2012 4:18:00 AM)

    'tomorrow is another day...! ' (Report) Reply

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