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Live like thee

Navya Karey 1998 (India)



Pretty smiles on the blankets of misery,
Gorgeous faces on the walls of fallen homes;
Unknown agonies beneath every lullaby,
Haunting shadows of yore in every catching eye;

Is it?
A Rose Garden that tries to disguise her thorns?
Or
A butterfly flying with past wounds?
Where does the truth fall from?
In what urn this miserable world hid?

Beauty is thee and me,
The way we are from miseries;
Divine is thy transparency,
In and when the agonies

Dwell like a bird in spring,
Beauty with fear and courage;
Live like thee,
As you live without we
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Written on December 01, 2021

Submitted by NavyaKarey2510 on January 04, 2022

Modified by NavyaKarey2510

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Quick analysis:

Scheme AXBB XXXXXX ACAC XXAA
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 559
Words 117
Stanzas 4
Stanza Lengths 4, 6, 4, 4

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