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I am insomniac through memories, I stumble 
Hard to resist, the lure so unceasing, 
You go missing, and hope I walk with phantoms
Turn away truth, sweep off your footprints 

Live away from me, your solo nights haunted
Hunting for your sleep, feeding shadows
The stars and the lone moon thru my ghost hands
Strain to reach your skies still, spangling echoes

Ignorance tossed a poisoned knife, one morning
Caught rage in her dark hair, her sanity broken
Her facts stripped, layers away from your winters
How do you breathe now, away from us

Fly with me again, ride the winds we always do
Angels in exile don’t lose their silver wings
Wake up early tomorrow, catch the dawn for me
Cried a fallen angel, and God cried helpless too…

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  1. Date: 7/17/2014 5:10:00 PM
    deep, dark and expressive, all in one. excellent compelling phrases and imagery. a7rating. // paul

    Vijayan Avatar Bindu Vijayan
    Date: 7/23/2014 10:30:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you, Paul, how cool to see you spending time on my earlier work! hugs.
  1. Date: 4/8/2014 9:49:00 AM
    People really need to see your work my friend.your word matrix is just above awesomeness. TOOOOOO GOOD.

    Ngomane Avatar Raymond Ngomane
    Date: 4/9/2014 3:55:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    That is really true, you create your own self dialogue. The other you that always saves you from hell speaks better in poetry.
    Vijayan Avatar Bindu Vijayan
    Date: 4/9/2014 3:40:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you!! It really is cool to see you spending time on my work. I like this one too, it started as some bit of rambling to myself, and by the time I had finished, I was actually feeling better:) writing does that to me, i understand my thoughts better after I have scribbled them into poems..
  1. Date: 2/27/2014 7:57:00 PM
    wow, I came back to it and saw that it is a delayed effect. I had made it go up to 649!!!

    Vijayan Avatar Bindu Vijayan
    Date: 3/1/2014 2:29:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you, dear lady:) yep, this one is getting read a bit, cool, indeed:) its nice to see you coming back to my poems, thank you, hugs!
  1. Date: 2/27/2014 7:51:00 PM
    hey, man I just went and looked and it did not count my comment as a view!! I guess a comment does not get counted as view. View must mean only someone opened it up and whether they looked or not, it got a hit on it. Good grief, what a lame system.

  1. Date: 2/27/2014 7:49:00 PM
    I have seen so many of your poems, maybe all of them now. SO I thought I'd come tell you, this one has received the most views of all your poems: 643 as of now!!

  1. Date: 10/14/2013 11:39:00 PM
    such imagery. The title really suits this!

  1. Date: 10/14/2013 5:45:00 PM
    A powerful and awesome read you have created here, Bindu., You are indeed a wonderful and mystical poet....peter

  1. Date: 10/14/2013 1:30:00 PM
    - A poem which is powerful, really well written Bindu. - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 10/14/2013 10:28:00 AM
    "Ignorance tossed a poisoned knife", I used to know people like this. A vehemently powerful & sadly thought-provoking piece. Fantastic job!

  1. Date: 10/14/2013 8:52:00 AM
    Dark yet your words fly off the page. I'm glad this is the first one I have read today.

  1. Date: 10/14/2013 8:38:00 AM
    edgy writhings with a memobrable snap-shut conclusion...awesome read, bindu.. :) huggs

  1. Date: 10/14/2013 8:16:00 AM
    A powerful poem ripe with dark emotions. The last two lines are absolutely amazing.

  1. Date: 10/14/2013 6:37:00 AM
    Indeed, very strong expressions penned well, Bindu

  1. Date: 10/14/2013 4:18:00 AM
    wow...this one is powerful, you have penned many good lines in this piece...excellent write from you my friend! :)