“Stuck in my heart” – Nayana Nair

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I sat on the stairs
long after they stopped shouting.
As the shout and anger
made room for themselves
in our lives.
As muted cries
became muted sighs.
I would look at the sky
and see no stars,
but only the tears
that pooled my eyes.
For long, a portion of time
got stuck in my heart
to remind of how lonely a child could be
in spite of having all.

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8 Comments

    1. Thank you πŸ™‚ I am so glad you like my poem πŸ™‚
      It’s true our memories do become a part of who we are and even in sadness it is beautiful.

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