Saturday, March 12, 2016

Thus, I Kiss Your Letter



I will kiss your letter
and post it in the box
then wait for it to come back
and re-read on the rocks

the pen that you once held
to script a fairy tale
now lies dumped somewhere
love, we simply failed

I was once your queen of hearts
you bestowed on me gifts galore
was that night our swansong
morning you left me far ashore

how could I leave you thus
your fragrance on my lips
am I wrong to think this way
you sealed betrayal with a kiss

no more letters from you
nor any words of hope
I now treasure the words of yore
those mails, my only dope

and thus, I kiss your letter
and post it in the box
then wait for it to come back
and re-read on the rocks


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16 comments:

  1. This is such stunning & emotive write - especially love the reference to treasure the words of yore those mails, my only dope. Beautifully penned. Thank you so much for participating :D

    Lots of love,
    Sanaa

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  2. Living with memories and hope. Beautiful poem, Amrit.

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  3. Love the hope that dances all over this poem. Even though it seems the speaker has been kissed by failure and loss, there is no giving up... just moving forward and doing...

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  4. Loved it. Especially the way you started it.

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  5. I love how this comes full circle to the kiss placed on that letter - which in itself is a beautiful image - effortless flow and a story magical and dark - like a perfect fairy tale

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  6. Lovely poem and the use of full circle always brings us back to the central focus. Well done.

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  7. That is just so touching and beautifully penned! <3

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  8. The poem beautifully captures the pain of a broken heart and slashed hopes.

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  9. what a beautiful poem. I enjoyed the story line very much. thanks for sharing!

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  10. Amazingly beautiful poem. Well written Sir.

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  11. This piece is beautifully executed and packed with emotion. Good job. But, boy, she needs to move on with her life, doesn't she?

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