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Random Poem:

Nostalgia
Debanjan

I can
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Still remember
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when I opened my wound
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Curious ,just to see
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how much has it wept since
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how it felt, all that hurt and blood; Was it still there, pain? Was I living in denial?
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Or did it, finally
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disappear
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underneath the starless sky?
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You aren't here.We all knew that. Or were supposed to, I don't know , even now. It's too big stuff.
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It was at first colorless, the sky
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I had to wipe hard. My hands burnt with soap. All that chemicals and love
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It was merciless, the stain
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It grew gray and ate the day,
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Now
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All the grayness, it finally got
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washed away, in the rain. Now
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my conscience feels a burden lifted. My head stops to hurt.
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Yet, it's empty, this
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This unremarkable feeling, that sticks inside of me. I wish ......
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I wish I was born with a heart of stone.
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Nothing would get into me. Nothing but
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Water and time could gnaw through my skin
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Nothing clear remains, nothing.
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It's just me, the melancholy hour
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hammered into silence. The clock ticks one more.
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