A rose in the diary,
Bookmarking sands of time,
Perpetual waves of memories,
Rolling pearls down the eyes.
The mild aroma,
Seeping deep inside,
Scenting every moist paper,
Moist, Not just with the ink,
but with the flooded eyes.
I pricked my finger,
With the thorns of dark events,
With turning of pages of past,
Hurt my fragile heart.
I have clutched my gloomy nights,
With every spill, every stroke of pen,
My pages are only red,
With blood of my lacerated heart.
Evey alphabet, every word, every line and in every leaf of my diary,
Our moments of love lingers,
With us becoming strangers,
They scream silent uproar,
With ear-piercing and echoing noise.
My eyes tear blood droplets with every little peek on it,
My mind moltens as the memories burns me inside out,
My diary, not my friend though,
Hides my secret,
I better get burned in its fire,
As to unskin the old me.


20 Comments Add yours

  1. Orvillewrong says:

    Wonderfully descriptive!

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    1. Thanks for stopping by…


  2. Nandita says:

    So evocative! The pain is palpable.

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    1. I am glad you liked it.

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      1. Nandita says:

        I did. You may have inspired me. πŸ™‚

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      2. Wow… That’s the sweetest compliment.. Thanks Nandita. Loves back

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  3. Ridhima says:

    OL its amazing. I’m out of worda here. Each line is so beautifully written. Just perfect😊

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    1. Thanks Ridhima… You made my day today…

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  4. Enigma says:

    Heart-wrenching and the use of metaphors is so painful yet so beautiful like the shards of glass in a kaleidoscope.
    Gorgeous and Tangible poetry!

    Enigma πŸ™‚ ❀

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    1. Thanks a lot Enigma… I always look forward to your comment.
      I feel honored to receive your comment. Thanks again.

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      1. Enigma says:

        The pleasure is all mine! πŸ™‚

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  5. Ssameera :) says:

    Woah.β™₯ This is dark yet beautiful and I love the metaphors which are powerful and painful.
    PS : Get a new diary with smiles and love. β™₯

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    1. πŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šlove Sameera. Thanks for your beautiful comment.

      Liked by 1 person

      1. Ssameera :) says:

        Save environment πŸ˜› Your welcome OL ❀ More love back. πŸ˜‰

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      2. Save innocence, save humanity, save love, save us.

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      3. Ssameera :) says:

        πŸ˜› In short please save me πŸ˜› ❀

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      4. Hahahaha. Hilarious Sameera

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  6. Soumya Somani says:

    Ohhhh!! So beautiful!
    Simply amazing!


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