Until…

I drink from the pool

of self-made abyss

of the mortified bliss

until

I walk smeared in regrets

of past leftovers

of blasted makeovers

until

I roll in the sands of time

of one many lifetimes

of their forlorn rhymes

until

I follow the trails

of sanguine morrows

of deflated sorrows

until

I peel off yesteryears

off their vestiges

off eluded hopes

off surrendered dreams

until

~~~~~

Asha Seth

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  1. What an opener: I drink from the pool of self-made abyss… Hmm. That about sums it up for me– no wonder I’m always thirsty! Love the cadence, the structure, the concept– you made it easy to fall into a reverie. Always a pleasure to visit, like walking into the very best kind of old bookstore. Thanks, Asha, hope you’re well! 😊

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      1. I am doing well, you know me, always trying to enquire and read, write and experience everything I can. I am trying to take less naps but it is hard in the summer heat.

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        1. Naps help me start afresh and think anew. I love nap times. In summers, I’d rather turn the cooler on and nap away. I am also pretty much trying to do everything you’ve mentioned here.

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          1. It’s getting up to 41 degrees here and I find it difficult to work in the afternoons but getting up at around half five helps. If a nap is needed though, I am happy to oblige!

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            1. The whole damn week has been around 45+ here. Couldn’t get worse than this!! I could nap all day, if I had the privilege to, just to escape the heat but I do look forward to my swimming hours and they so lift up my sinking, irritated moods.

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              1. You could say they make you..buoyant! Thank you very much, I’ll be here all week.

                On a serious note though, I hope you can find time and positive moods, you deserve both of those in abundance.

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                  1. An updae already, I have written three beginnings, decided the time of day for the first bit (the third beginning is wrong so needs a rewrite, but also that that the whole first bit of the third beginning may be better in flashback so, so far I am just confusing myself.

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