Shanti

New Zealand

I'm from India and New Zealand. Writing and reading give me hope. I believe in spontaneous cartwheels, forgiveness, and blank pages.

diwali night

October 21, 2017

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it's time for light
right?
we lie under that shimmering haze of our own creation
smoke
letting our eyes fill with
flames
and our ears with
bangs
like being in the middle of a war, an arson, a horrible
place
made better because this is a
choice
it's the festival of
lights
lights to welcome, lights to redeem, lights to
explode
like that mess of human
ambition.

above, the stars wait, certain that one day they will be less invisible than they are now
tomorrow, perhaps, when the smoke has dissolved
and someone else is choking.

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