“Turn the Page” – Nayana Nair

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“So much has been lost”
she said as she turned the page.
I looked at her
and then resumed my efforts of escape
as she did.
I couldn’t ask her what she meant
for this question exists
between us like a distance
that connects us.
I feared that
I could never
recount my losses to myself every night,
if I came to know hers.
I could never pity myself
if I witnessed her breaking.

4 Comments

  1. Absolutely AMAZING!!! Thank you for sharing this beautiful poem! I also wanted to thank you for liking my post “Running on Empty”. I sincerely appreciate the support and if you choose follow me or if you have not already done so, enjoy more of my posts!

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