‘A Thousand Pieces of Me’ by Dipima Buragohain

The rainbow sky,

And its crimson dye,

The hailstorm glove

Of the insane love,

The maddening rush

Of the hopeful crush,

Of all the catchings and snatchings,

Of dreaming and screaming,

What words and swords,

What lies and cries,

Of smiles and miles,

And the thousand highs

Of radiant flies,

The grinning days

Of mysterious bays,

Of scorching lights

And soulful nights,

What’s harshly true

Is none but you.

Poet’s Bio-

Dr. Dipima Buragohain is an Instructional Designer by profession and Wanderer by choice. Hailing from Assam, India, she loves to enhance the horizon of knowledge by exploring and experiencing the myriad ways of things that her interests fetch to her. A Doctorate in Linguistics from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, she has ventured into the realms of her interests profoundly and with the right amount of comfort, right from being into academics to content developing, and finally instructional designing. At 33, she realizes life has always offered her the best of the worlds, people and places. And she hopes it will keep offering her the best in the time to come. She can also be heard at phoenixcroons.blogspot.in and cowbird.com.

Illustration by Alan Van Every (Featured image on the front page)

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