Half Past Dead

with a ruined mascara she kept sliding fingers across her cellphone screen.. staring at men who failed to love her swept by like tides, one by one..

but I swear, if it were me, I’d shed my skin, my bones, till the very beat of my heart is visible to make you realize how severely I wanted to take the beauty of your soul to my grave..

because, I relentlessly believed that you had madness sprinkled on your bones..but, there was no one daring enough to penetrate into the wilderness..

every night I spent hours to create words that’d let you unearth the hidden magic in you..yet, the amalgamation of ink, paper and cigarette ashes failed to fuel the warmth of your body..

by the time I looked at the clock, it was half past dead..

-animesh

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Artwork by Norvz Austria

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8 comments

  1. preetiroychoudhury · August 20, 2015

    You write like a dream!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. rialaa · August 21, 2015

    Really like this …💞

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Eclipsed · August 21, 2015

    Absolutely amazing… and coincidentally situational… thanks for sharing

    Like

  4. Udit. · August 22, 2015

    Loved it, this was amazing!

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Jocie · August 23, 2015

    Thank you for liking my 30 days of personal challenges post. I was looking through your blog and wow, I really loved what you wrote here. So captivating!

    Liked by 1 person

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