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Ricocheting the self ...

written by: Orlando Blake


Dusted the spills on us,
outer did they look
to phlegm the cast,
inner carving needed
the taste of rust,
buttered are they
to evince the world,
seeing the carve
needed to be staid,
to see within the inherent
archived deep into the shelves,
remembering the carve
to select the needed,
required the serene
drape of knowing self,
vintage self were lost
in the tide of apathy,
seeing the diaspora,
scented the breeze
to flow in ease ...

Orlando Blake

Orlando Blake

Orlando Blake is known in the poetic world with his pen name. He is a post graduate in science and the first recipient of Dr. Mitra Augustine gold medal award during his academics. He is a multifaceted individual having been worked in financial and banking domains. As a soft skills trainer and as a content account Manager, he sharpened his skills. Content writing came naturally to him as he was interested in English literature, semantics and etymology. He is also interested in psychology, counselling, spirituality, travelling, music and video editing. His areas of interest ventures in history, geography, archaeology, oceanography, architecture and interior designing. He is writing his first fiction, poetry has been his first love. Serendipity waved his entry into poetic world. He started writing on nature but shifted his focus on emotional relationships. Writing the poems based on the images is his strength. He loves to be a counselor and a life coach.
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