Not even wanting to,

I’m attracted to all the gloom and cynicism,

I suddenly feel myself engulfed by the deep, mystifying truths of life.

Are these even truths or mere hallucinations?

Or maybe, I’m just ran into a bout of Maudlin weariness?

Not being able to understand even the simplest facts,

I feel baffled by the perplexity of thoughts of the people here.

Hiding this crestfallen, gloomy soul behind a jocund facade,

I can slowly feel it,

asphyxiating to death, behind the facade,

Slowly losing its form,




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  1. nicely written. electrifying thoughts.
    whole life is full of perplexities and complexities. we have to go on while trying our best in comprehending them.
    best regards, Shreya.

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