//Love is Love//

Words will leave me
at the end of this poem
just like your love
left societies and hearts
day by day or
maybe it was never there.
Maybe I am too delicate.
Breathing before I suffocate.
Am I too slow
to cope up with the
mornings, days and seconds?
But I still am very receptive
towards love, affection
and the foundations of
your faiths and religions.
Everyday I hear lips
shouting “love is love”
but see them denying the same
when it’s time to act.
They let their opinions
slip into air
infecting people,
disheartening the minds
(Sometimes people are
The virus)
Being homosexual or
transgender is no crime;
world needs to stick to love
instead of a gender,
one part of world is on roads,
angry, hurt
and you’re telling me
to deny unlearning
because what you have
been taught is not wrong.
Stop shouting ” we’ll take care
of you, get you checked”
let the people be who they are.
We have so much to learn yet,
we have to go far.
And sooner or later
I’ll find the words which left
but, can you find the love
you threw out of your windows?

Prompt by Meera

21 Comments

  1. Very Nice!! You have brought the essence of the fact that Love is beyond gender very aptly and beautifully!! The fact that once love is lost it pains and takes la lot of pain to rebuild it!! Very well portrayed and composed!! Good work. Keep up!!

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  2. This is simply wonderful, Mermaid!! How the speaker begins his address (saying even words may leave her) arrests the readers’ interest and keep them continue reading while further increasing their interest and suspense. A great piece, indeed!!!

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