Words

Words short poem

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Words are forever free,
we become, and make them slaves.
Words never harm,
we kill at a word and die for them.
Words are by nature clear,
we obnubilate them.
Words are pure and noble,
we defile and curse with them.
Words are always reasonable,
we use them to oppress.
Words will find their way through the darkest realms of hell,
even the ones that we create.
And then we reason with words,
why we must free words,
from the oppression of reason.

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Saurin Desai

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Saurin Desai’s first love led to a roaring affair that's ongoing now since nearly 30 years. At the innocent age of 8 he met a comic book that whacked him on the head (pun intended) and he fell heels-over-head, literally (pun not intended). But being commitment-phobic, he had a couple of dalliances: with engineering, jobs & businesses, before succumbing to the seduction of the writer's life and giving up everything to become lazier than he ever was. Through all of this he continued to rendezvous with poetry. And after one very, very, long pregnant pause, the poems that had owned him all these years recently agreed to stop possessing him and start haunting the world. And, here we are..."Solitude and Other Obsessions"
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