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Inhuman Love

written by: Daipayan Nair

 

Being coarse,
humanity has found rough
corners to hide

A group of corners
afraid to be called face
as each can divide

Cliffs of sea,
the furrows on a field,
dunes in a desert

Experiences, emotions,
tragedies, diplomacies
brings out some undeniable
bones in a beauty

The world believes in
calling sad outcomes, beautiful
if it surpasses the mortality
of a believer, just once

One needs to hide in some
Someone has to hide in all

I believe in the face
named by 'us'
which has enough corners
wickedly crafted

A face in which corners
are quite revealing
but tears come out, stay hidden

With a smile,
I create some more

They never pay
heed to my wrinkles later,
so the present is safe too

Humanity hides its face
Denies the sharp failure within
out of inhuman love.

Daipayan Nair

Daipayan Nair

Born in 1988 in a small town of Silchar, Assam, India. Daipayan Nair is freelance writer/columnist, poet, fiction writer and essayist. His works have been published in a lot of printed anthologies and online poetry journals like The Poetry Breakfast, The Galway Review, Tuck Magazine, 1947 Literary Journal, Duane's PoeTree Blog etc. He was recently awarded The Reuel International Poetry Prize 2016. His works have been translated in quite a few languages. He has also got a book to his name. His first collection of poems is named 'The Frost' which was released in 2015. His recent publication is a co-authored anthology of poems titled ‘THE VIRTUAL REALITY’ which was released at the end of 2016. Currently he is working on his upcoming project, a detailed poetry book on the new poetry form ‘Tideling' titled ‘Parallelism’ to be published by the end of 2017.
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