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Don’t

Geared up with valour, With strong determination, A will as turbulent as her intention, She is interrupted with a Don’t, For each time she tries, She is latched and tamed, Threatened with its consequences, Whatever be the circumstances, The future of her every action is decided before its reaction...

​Joy is not made to be a Crumb

Economic & Political Weekly · Joy Is Not Made To Be A Crumb Mary Oliver said, joy is not made to be a crumb But she didn’t tell me how. I grew up in a city Making myself smaller and smaller. Everything scared me. Tell me how to look for life’s possibility, Where to find the tendrils growing in...

Serving Quarantine

(After Serving Time by Charles Simic)
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