Vanity

by Sanjida Shaheed

My poetry is
Subterfuge.

Words want to reveal
Treasures that shine
Only in darkness.

Letters, words,
Lines, expressions –
What a vain lot!

Why escape into words
When the realms
Of the unknown
Are revealed
Only when
You embrace silence?

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Authored by Sanjida Shaheed
date: November 27, 2013
shorturl: http://wp.me/p33PbB-8E

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