Old Pair Of Socks

Old Pair Of Socks short poem

That old pair of socks,

lying in the drawer,

Reminds me of mom, winters and

A long lost lover…

Those fresh white textures

Look worn out and grey

And yet there’s so much

they’re waiting to say…

I touch them often and keep them back,

I hide them at times or shove them in a stack,

Yet they find their way and stare at me

With those eyes of Mumma,

Or is it He?

Today they’ve managed to crawl

Under my bed

And I’ve promised to listen their stories

forgotten and Unsaid…

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Chandrama Deshmukh

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Chandrama Deshmukh is a writer by profession and a poet by passion. Moonlit Monochrome is her first collection of English poems. She has authored two books of Marathi poems. A storyteller of sorts, the moon is her muse. Poetry for Chandrama is that one streak of silver lining amidst the chaos of life. Being an avid reader, photography enthusiast and a part-time playwright, she believes nothing touches her soul the way poetry does.Buy a copy of Moonlit Monochrome - Amazon.com | Amazon.in | FlipKart | Infibeam | Smashwords | Google Play | Amazon KindleWhat Is Moonlit Monochrome?I am picking up pieces of life And handing them over to you. Dipped in words. And longing. This book is a map of my soul. My moonlit monochrome.- Chandrama
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Jayshree Murali
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Chandrama – i loved the old pair of socks and old lovers… one can never throw them off.. some kind of security blanket.. like Charilie Brown… Peanuts…:)

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