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By Keerthana Venkatesh

Contributing Author for Spark Igniting Minds

When your eyes turned away

And our breath moved apart,

Unconsciously I swayed

Trembling from the heart;

When your hands fell aside

I’d to fend for myself ~

I sweat under the sky-

Cold, Dark, with stinging elves.

I stand all alone,

Bitten, frosted and bruised.

Remarks whipping

Across numb wounds.

Tearing life apart

You try walking away:

But a twang in your heart

Puts your wrath at bay.

You walk back to me, love,

With a remorse-filled heart.

Your touch made me realise

The gush of my blood.

Your reconciling soul

Pours life from within,

Your hands shield the cold

And the elves’ smittens.

Our gaze meets a-strong,

Our breath encore-

The life you stretched along

Extended our realm of love.

(Featured Image by No-longer-here from Pixabay)

About the Author

Keerthana Venkatesh is a passionate writer with a penchant for positivism via thoughts, actions and alternative therapies.

She has worked on the editorial of some of India’s biggest media houses and as content management and marketing head in various corporates.

An avid traveler and a doting mother, she finds inspiration and the energy of positivism through places, people and her daughter which she showcases in her blog titled "This Short Story"!

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