Void

Snake crawling in my heart
Hawk gazes at silvery light
Darkness drifted me to hell
How to hide in my shell
Scratching my little head;
Twiching my sore feet, I walk miles
To hear last warning bell
Every effort is in vain
Why feeling so much pain
Tortured soul lying in secluded lane
Is there any tunnel, Or I am an insane
Emptiness has overpowered me
Is there a grey ghost who glued me
Beetles sucking my flesh and bones
Owls howling at demon’s night
Peeping from the corner of my eyes
Thou Victim of venom dwelling in mind
Is there any stain left on my soul
Or voidness clinches me to the core

41 thoughts on “Void

    • Shayra December 10, 2018 / 12:12 pm

      Oh, not my fear. It’s about the state when a person go through emptiness, depression in life. I think one can relate.

      Liked by 2 people

  1. kalyansparks December 10, 2018 / 12:11 pm

    The words you used and imagination is very good…the picture definitely helps to go into your emotions..nice one shayra

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  2. MEDHA CHUGH December 10, 2018 / 12:31 pm

    It’s really an amazing piece..you nailed it…keep going dear♥️

    Liked by 2 people

    • Shayra December 10, 2018 / 12:47 pm

      Thank you so much sir. Glad to see you again. Hope you r doing great

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    • Shayra December 10, 2018 / 4:47 pm

      Thank you so much. How r u. It’s been a long time when I haven’t written or read.

      Like

  3. vishalbheeroo December 12, 2018 / 8:29 am

    Beautiful composition Shayra. Every word is weaved with depth, intensity and lyricism 🙂

    Liked by 3 people

  4. Shiva December 14, 2018 / 4:24 pm

    That’s too dark but very subtle when you are describing a hellish life. Nicely done (y)

    Liked by 3 people

  5. my valiant soul January 8, 2019 / 5:40 pm

    The emotion is good. The rhyming tone is though not my cup of tea yet this piece speak about the emptiness in a beautiful sad way. I still feel you can work with the imagery.🌻

    Liked by 1 person

    • Shayra January 8, 2019 / 5:42 pm

      Yes, I will try. Thanks for your precious time☺

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