Space

I was floating around aimlessly,

Like some homeless space debris.

Not knowing what to do, where to go or where to drop anchor,

Because that all-knowing, all-telling, inner voice

Had long ago muted its strains.

By my own design or from the weight of the world – ‘Twas a secret I had no intention of unraveling.

I strayed into the vicinity of a dying star on its last dregs of fire, its hopelessness felt like a kindred pain.

I decided to stick around for some time, drawn towards its growing misery with a strong, gravitational pull.

Little by little, in the warmth of company, the star rekindled it’s blaze. 

Till it glowed with a blinding light that sent me spinning around in ecstatic frenzy.

The muffled tones of my inner voice could now be heard anew. Stay, it said, as I danced around,

Like a moon making merry.


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  1. This poem is so full of thought and meaning. Greatly enjoyed:)

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  2. Lovely poem, had me holding your hand all the to the moon and back …

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  3. [ Smiles ] Wow! Dreamy poetry!

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  4. Just amazing. Keep writing

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  5. Dhananjay M. Bhati July 21, 2017 — 12:34 am

    Reblogged this on Voicing the Ephemeral Echoes of Life and commented:

    A beautiful poem composed by Varnika Jain. Evokes emotions and warmth inside the heart by conveying how two beings come together in this universe and anchor themselves to the other for all eternity. Do read and let me know what you think in the comment section.

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  6. “spinning around in ecstatic frenzy” – What a wonderful phrase! Love it 🙂

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  7. Dhananjay M. Bhati July 20, 2017 — 11:44 pm

    A wonderful poem! Loved reading it 😊
    Thank you 😊💙

    Liked by 1 person

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