Another Poem Lost!

Another Poem Lost! short poem

Words

Stick to my hands, cling to my fingers, hide under my elbow.

A trembling poem loses its grip and drops on the sheet.

Petrified!

Alphabets behave funny these days.

Like a mute child with an unbearable stomach-ache.

Baffled phrases bulky with meanings

Heave a sigh for some fresh air.

I am answerable to words, they grow on me

We are poetic parasites, addicted mutually

Hearts glorify my words, in a flattering applause

I put my pen to rest, mourning another poem’s loss.

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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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Poems need the midwifery of the pen to be delivered ! Super ..

Veerendra Shivhare (Veer)
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@chandrama I know this feeling when words are not enough.

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