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25/ 2017: Missing Pieces

It is in my greatest joys, that I miss your presence Those moments of chaotic noise When I can sense your laughter's absence. © Manivillie Kanagasabapathy AN: Whenever I get great news or am happy, I have a moment - just a moment, where my heart twinges and I miss the people who made me… Continue reading 25/ 2017: Missing Pieces

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Day 338: Multiplicative

They say it takes you 7 times as long as you knew someone to completely forget them. I still know you in memories and moments, though you are not beside me. So 700 years after I pass, I shall finally forget all about you. © Manivillie Kanagasabapathy

Rhyming

Day 298: Lost Brothers (Manimaran)

You would have been fifty this year, Blowing out candles on a giant cake, Surrounded by all near and dear Instead, this year's gift is heartache. Empty party halls and wishes, imagining age on your face is it lined with deep creases but still full of grace? Would time have cooled that temper, or would… Continue reading Day 298: Lost Brothers (Manimaran)

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Day 249: Missing Appa (Dad)

I will always search for you in the fine silken threads of white Vaetti and shirt, in grey hairs and dark skin and eyes laughing behind glasses. This is unchanging and true. You are there in glasses that magnify the love and respect within, The belief that humanity is inherently good. I seek you in… Continue reading Day 249: Missing Appa (Dad)

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Day 83:  Longing

To dream of you is not enough anymore To wake lying with your arms around me The warmth of your breath on my skin Your heart beat a tattoo under my hand. I want to open my eyes to your resting face Touch softly the lashes the shield your eyes Brush the hard planes of… Continue reading Day 83:  Longing