Painting is by Manjit Bawa

As days pass
I grow within
Basking in mind’s
Vastness beyond boundaries

Inner flame
Ensconced in rib cage
Burns bright as I’ve saved
It from worldly tarnish

Cruelty still hurts
Like body blows
A child’s smile
Increases blood’s flow

My love, a river
Is more a vagabond brook
Ready to ramble onwards
Unafraid over virginal dales

Ever ready to go
Without a backward glance
Important desires fulfilled
Unmet- are largely insignificant
image is from internet




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