Poetry

July 4, 2018 Poetry , POETRY / FICTION

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By

Reetrakshi Gupta

 

 

 

Invictus

 

 

Why this raging storm?

Why these disheveled thoughts?

Is voicing these against norms?

 

Will this turmoil cease,

Roared the entrails.

Anti-gods rejoiced my state.

Guilt overwhelmed the mind.

 

Emotions welled up as tears.

Indecisive stance, blank stare

Reflected mind’s greatest fears.

Purpose deficit life,

Filled with barren deliberations.

 

Sudden surge of healing within

Reawakened the broken heart.

Shoving away the insecurities.

 

Words to self were respite.

Eyes sparkled with bright insights.

Ousting stress, heart chirruped happy notes.

 

The storm subsided, igniting a fanfare.

My optimism befriends a newer dawn.

A new hope awakening. It’s a new beginning.

 

 

 

 

 

Reetrakshi Gupta

Reetrakshi Gupta, a young Rotractarian, engages enthusiastically in welfare and social activism of the Club. She is currently pursuing Pharmaceutical Sciences from UIPS, Panjab University, Chandigarh. A brilliant, sensitive crusader, she loves to work without much brouhaha. She can be reached at reetrakshigupta@gmail.com.

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