Life Is Grey

Life Is Grey short poem

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Neither the victim
nor the convict
I am the witness of my excruciating journey
I saw myself rising
I saw myself failing
I tended myself alone
sometimes even inflicted pain on my own self
selfish as I am called
I don’t care
I play the fool
to fool myself
to escape the desolation
my extravagant lavish life
full of brilliance and glory
hit the bottom and exploded
what remain is a hollow
untended void
which brings those spasmodic gust of pain and tears
and these never ending night
scattered in my sky
white is what’s gone
black is what’s left
I die everyday bit by bit
suppressing sobs within
but life has to go on
so I move ahead
but in this whole conflict
between what is what
I turned grey
agony and happiness
tears and smiles
go side by side
in every life
and acceptance of this truth
is the only way to live the life

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