Tuesday 21 November 2017


I don't want you to learn too much 
About how you can hurt, how much and where 
So I am going to cry when my lips get burnt 
And complain about why you would give me tea so hot 
When you know I drink it tepid. 

First published in Street Light Press, 20 Nov 2017.


pushpendra dwivedi said...

beautiful lines

probe said...

A total slay. Close to something I couldn't half as beautifully manage to say :)

ankita said...

@Pushpendra: Thank you :)

@probe: I start viewing with some admiration the pieces you like.

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