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New Friend



I WOKE UP LONELY
LAST NIGHT... CLAWING AT MY DOOR -
A NOT-SO-STRAY CAT

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Friends appear suddenly. It may seem that they need you but what if you need them more? Don't drive them away!

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Written on June 08, 2022

Submitted by gaurav_m on August 06, 2022

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Gaurav Mehra

Hi, I am 47, and I was born in Bombay, now Mumbai - a rebound to its earlier name. I've realized it isn't just names that change but cities and people too. I've changed. Umpteen times. And a thousand circles later I'm back to writing poetry, a passion that began when I first fell in love a million years ago. I was 13 then, and a fool, realizing not the causes that make a poet of a boy. I love the sea and the mountains alike so I am perennially inspired to write poetry. more…

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