Aurora26

India

I woke up one day with a fire in my heart, that wanted to burn my body into words, so here I am.

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Aurora26 (India) published:

Flamingo

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On a Friday morning at the summer’s end my dad woke me up at 5. We left the house behind for a grey sky waiting for the sun. The sky, blackened by the remnants of a fading moon, hosted the clouds of a monsoon yet to come. The silence of the early morning was one that I had not heard before. It was a silence of peace, of Nature healing the injuries dealt to it in the clamour of the...
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Aurora26 (India) published:

Fitting in

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Do hands and feet have 
to be an appropriate size?
Was a standard size of bones 
issued someday,
unbeknownst to me?

Because my fingers are 
spindly, sweat-slick vines 
that fit no ornament or jewel, 
bones of fog,
they vanish as soon as clasped.
Screwed into palms that 
stretch like a never ending 
yellow desert,
they are streaked with paths
darkened by lines of fate
set atop a red land
of life-giving blood.
And these palms,
these palms
know no other, ...

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Aurora26 (India) published:

The cyclone

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It is your first time experiencing a cyclone. Your Ma watches three different new channels, all of which declare that the cyclone will hit the coast at a speed of 160 kmph, in an eerily similar cadence. You don’t think much of this. You still haven’t associated the word with the phenomenon. For you, the word is like the sound of too loud television from a neighbour’s home, something you tune out, not heed the warning of. You think this,...

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