A Voice within…

A Voice within… short poem

There is a voice in me,
I listen to barely.
Invisible as phantom shadows,
It haunts me, taunts me.

I sip some poison
It flaunts me.
It knocks me off,
Scissors me in two,
‘Good or evil, whose baby are you’?

A thin line of heartbeat,
Buttresses compassion
The imp again gibes
‘So, giving into fashion’?

I listen now in dark-fearless,
I step out in sun-peerless,
Shadows fade,
My path is made.
The tone inside is new
‘Baby, who are you’?

I hammer the cocoon,
Rise from the conflict,
Nip the nectar of life,
Intoxicated again, as I slurp it!

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Charu Gulati

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A quote to describe most of me : I am STRONG because I am WEAK I am BEAUTIFUL because I know my FLAWS I am a LOVER because I am a FIGHTER I am FEARLESS because I have been AFRAID I am WISE because I have been FOOLISH ....And..... I can LAUGH because I have known SADNESS !
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wow I am so glad the voices within myself are not so scary. I enjoyed the reading of your poem though.
The quote that describes you is brilliant by the way.

Chandrama Deshmukh

In this poem you have said something that I have always felt but have somehow never been able to express.
@Charu_Gulati your poems, time and again, make me feel like we share the same thoughts. Guess that’s what they call ‘a poetic connect’

Do write more. I am waiting to read your work.

Sreelatha Chakravarty

The split persona is highlighted well in a stage of metamorphosis


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