Jaya Varma

(05-03-1985 / Faizabad)

The Shadow of Yours


Its drizzling here
and you ain't around
the rising scent
is breaking me down
i catch your shadow
and curse it hard
it says nothing
just slips a card
that says you're busy
can't show up tonight
'with love' at the bottom
to freeze the fight
i hold the shadow
and sob with it
it puts me back
bit after bit..

Submitted: Friday, August 16, 2013
Edited: Friday, August 23, 2013
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  • Valsa George (8/16/2013 11:18:00 PM)

    A beautiful write expressing the frustration of someone waiting for her lover at the knowledge that he won't turn up! Enjoyed! ! (Report) Reply

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