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Mixed emotions

Sunil Bhatia 1971 (Allahabad)

This feeling of being out of control
With mixed emotions,
Wrecks and creates havoc
In yet another day of placidity.

Everything seems the same,
Yes and no,
Good and bad.

Even love and discordancy
Peak their levels,
Raising only strong waves
Engulfing the heart and mind.

These mixed emotions
Capture the soul and
Render their art
With extreme profundity,
Leaving no hope or scope
For actions or logic
To defy their gravity.

What a fine thing this life has become.
The storm passes, but
The song of the seagull still goes on.
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Submitted by Suniil_Bhatia on August 24, 2014

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