Underwater

If the world has to end someday

I hope she finds her place under water

As the sweet waves take over

And deep she goes into a dark oblivion.

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For if she ended in fire

She maybe cleansed to say

But the red molten mass that she’d be

She may never be revived again.

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For if she ended in the ice

The beauty of her will survive

Preserved, but the warmth that she holds

For the ones which are living, will go.

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But the water will soothe the burn

The warmth will someday return

The water will caress her curves

And tend to the wounds we gave.

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Into the water, if she will go

She will find a beautiful place

Maybe not as good as the bright sun

But water will bring her solace.

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Looking at the ocean for the first time in cognitive memory, the soft solace that it brought, it felt like a beautiful resting place for a beautiful forever.

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Love,

Lipi Gupta

Copyright: Lipi Gupta,05/03/2018, 12:00 PM IST

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2 thoughts on “Underwater

  1. Thos is a beautiful poem, however makes me think of my body after I’m dead, and how I would prefer to pass away. Probably on the top of a hill, looking at a breathtaking view, at the end of the summer, after a pic-nicand chat with my beloved ones.

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