Author : Bidisha Maity

In An Old School Room

In An Old School Room Bleeding through the panels, the sunshine filtersInto the long closed room, now opened;And blends itself with an ancient, painful dreamForgotten, or in deep sleep underThe peeling blanket of hollow time drops. Years ago, the same sun hadBurnt dry the innocent dew-pearlsIn the bosom of a newly blossomed flower. The room […]

Ode To A Sapling

Ode To A Sapling Arise, green angel, awake from thy slumber,Open thy eyes to world, for here comes the hour. On thy bed his elixir sky does showerTo soften the hold of Earth’s loving sheath,Wake up, green angel, out of underneathCleave and split yer way, let riven thy binds. Come up, in Earth’s air flutter […]

Never To Be Alone

Never To Be Alone A victim of severe depression, bipolar disorder and psychosis since 12, I spent a lot of my life struggling with myself. I bled inside from repetitive stabs of pain, bled outside from efforts of escaping from pain. I felt death slowly approach me responding to my calls, but for some strange […]

You Are Never Alone

You Are Never Alone You look in front of you, then behindThen around, but there isn’t any wayNor there’s any friend you can findEveryone has forsaken you and gone awayYou’re completely alone in that valley of agonyWhere you have to fight internally each dayGradually you sink deep in your miseryAnd each and every joy of […]

The Beckoning Universe

The Beckoning Universe The glitters that adornedThe eternal darkness of universeWere smiling at her,Silently calling her, “Come, come!” The stream of sweet wind flowedThrough her mangled soul and strokedLovingly her sore eyes and whispered,“Come, we’ll take you with us!” But she couldn’t do anything thanGrasping the emptiness, and stretchingHer arms to nothingness, becauseShe knew, her […]

The Blessings Of Paradise

The Blessings Of Paradise The light again began to come back to her eyes. She could see and hear again. She stretched her almost numb hands and felt the sheets upon which she was lying. It was wet. She brought her hands in front of her and was startled for a moment. It was blood. […]

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