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Broken Love

Erewhile, beyond the clear blue sky
A gentle intimacy was born
The new love was sky blue.
She weaved me warmly in the cocoon of her heart
I was her alder; she domiciled under my catkins.
Our piety to each other touched the heavens
We lived in the seventh heaven; 
The angels bore witness.

Tied to the umbilical cord of togetherness
Every moment we shared was a nirvana
Where intolerance was incapacitated.
Every word we whispered was a mark of covenant
That never shall we hide love.
The warmth of intimacy mirrored the honor we exuded 
The love became our covenant;
A covenant that always came first.
The intimacy became a bond;
The bond we earned from living trust,
An unbreakable bond that guided our steps
And ensured we were always lovebirds.

Before my guts, my thoughts stand
My nostalgia marinates in ironic tales which now depict our past
Our Eden has fallen!
Memories of our past come in monochromes
Our precious moments hang in the shading of memory lane
The covenant once espoused has turned a liability
The unbreakable bond we earned has become negotiable
The love once held tight has become broken china
The warmth of intimacy we shared has inflicted hatred upon us
The wound to our honor is like a swift cut of guillotine into the bone marrow.

Often I wonder how we crumbled
Every moment since you severed I live like a caged ogre
Pains of your severance never cease to move like smokes in my heart
The distance you have created is like a thousand mile.
Albeit the huge distance between us, 
I still make steps to bring us back
No matter how hard I try to close the gap
You make every step a Sisyphean
It feels like I am on a journey to February 30.

© May 30, 2015


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