Is it over yet?

Is it over yet?

A Poem by Sakshi
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Our soldiers go through a great ordeal. This is an attempt to understand the trauma of soldiers who came back to normal living after suffering for a long time, and the ones who did not return - at all

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is it over yet?

I feel closer to heaven..hope I’m not dying.. 

Even if I am, I’m smiling.. because your just besides..

With tears soaking me, I try to absorb so much love..

I know I wont get this feel again, not even in the heavens above…

death

What was dormant inside me is now evoked again..

I can smile and cry all at once, and it’s not a game..

I try to silent my sighs, but they wanna cry out to you..

Just say your name again and again and see nothing beyond you..

pain

Oh that one glimpse of a tear, falling on the heart of clay..

Brings back the pains you took to say what you wanted to say..

The little red dots, I so wish, could be blood of mine..

Because what was mine for all those years has surrendered to a force divine…

Soldiers

© 2013 Sakshi


Author's Note

Sakshi
# understanding loss of people- the loved ones, in wars

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Added on March 19, 2013
Last Updated on May 10, 2013
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Sakshi
Sakshi

Delhi, Asian-Subcontinent, India



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