Tag Archives: Grief

SONNETS FROM THE PORTUGUESE – XLIII

How do I love you? Let me count how I do. I love you deeply, so highly, with a certainty, as my soul blindly extends, when with you our existence touches and we make eternity.

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TO MOURN

To mourn is to breath afresh Life of ones long lost care:       Let it not be self-conscious;       Let it not be sentimental;       Let the grief speak to us.

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WHAT DOES IT NEED TO MAKE A CHANGE?

What does it need to make a change And find the words ‘It will never happen again’ Who needs to die to shake up politics, And find the words ‘Get beyond our rhetoric’

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WHY?

With your innocence in my teardrops, With your isolation in our shattered dreams, With my vermilion cheeks of horror My morning pain opens. Covered in the colours of a dawn morning Why was this reddened pain brought upon us? Your … Continue reading

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A PROUD MOMENT

कल तक हर ग़म से अन्जानी, हो गयी अपनों से बेगानी। भूल के बचपन की नादानी, मेरी बेटी हो गयी आज सयानी।

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