This poem is whole.

I have heard
people complaining
about writers
not writing
their whole heart,
always trying
to hide some part.
And I have seen
people trying to
the unknown;
like writers
are not people,
like they are
not their own.
And I always think
why is that so after all?
So here
I’m putting
my whole heart
(with all the pieces)
in this poem
and now
This poem is whole.

By Mermaid

Hello there! My name is Kajal. I started blogging on 21 September,2018, it was purely random as I needed a space to pour my heart and thoughts out. This place is my safe space where I let my fingers and feelings run free to curate poems and to rant about things that are bothering my thoughts.My journey here has been bittersweet and wonderful at the same time. But because of all the love I received here, I keep coming back to read and write.You all have been great support and advicers to me and I'm really greatful. Your feedback, emails and comments keep the mermaid inside me going :)


  1. Always has been whole. We share a lot more than words, sometimes more than even we know. It is not the writer’s problem if readers have all the shutters and doors of their mind closed and locked.

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  2. I appreciate how you said it authentically….here’s my whole heart. The reader gets to interpret what that looks like. (to me, I’ve read several of your pieces and it looks purely seeking and curiously kind!)

    With support for your heart’s journey! Christina (Oak Ridge, TN)

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  3. I always try to say something meaningful when I’ve read something that strikes a chord with me. But all I can say is thank you for sharing this poem, it is beautiful. ♥

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  4. I love your poem due to its authenticity and because you’ve addressed a life-long issue: the truthfulness of self-expression in art. Virginia Woolf once said: “Every secret of a writer’s soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind is written large in his works.”

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