Traceless written by Dr. MOLLY JOSEPH at



written by: Dr. MOLLY JOSEPH


like tears 
         in the rain
they fade

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
           the grass
was greener…

the smiles
        that cheered

like tears
          in the rain
they fade

    the arid plain
           lilies once

Dr Molly Joseph

Dr Molly Joseph

Dr. Molly Joseph is a professor, poet from Kerala, she has had her Doctorate in Post War American Poetry. Much anthologised, she travels worldwide, writes travelogues, short stories and story books for children. She has published 17 books,13 books of poems, a novel and a story book for children. Her latest work, "Songs of Silence" was released on 14th of May, 2022. She has won several accolades which include Galaxy Award for Experimental Poetry 2019, India Women Achiever’s Award 2020, and the Yannan Gold Medal The Outanding Poet Award from Yanan Literary Society, China 2021. She believes in the power of the word and writes boldly on matters that deal with the contemporary.
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