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Traceless

written by: Dr. MOLLY JOSEPH

 

like tears 
         in the rain
they fade
           traceless.. 

the stories
             you built 
to grow into... 

the dreams
           you wove
to flee into... 

the faces
          you sought
as rope heads
              to cross
the abyss.....

the paths 
             you trod
to get
           uphill
where
           the grass
was greener...

the smiles
        that cheered
and
           blurred...

like tears
          in the rain
they fade
        traceless....

only 
    the arid plain
spreads
               listless
where
           lilies once
bloomed....

Dr Molly Joseph

Dr Molly Joseph

Dr. Molly Joseph had her specialization in Post War American Poetry (that of William Carlos Williams). She retired as HOD, Dept. of English, St.Xavier's College, Aluva, Kerala and now works as Professor Communicative English FISAT, Kerala. She has published four Books of Poems:
Aching Melodies, Patridge Publications (2013),
Autumn Leaves, Authors Press (2015),
December Dews, Authors Press (2017),
Myna's Musings, Authors Press (2017).
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