• The Last Grain of Sand

    by Arwa Awan

    We wear our lives out
    Living among the dead bodies
    the Burnt, the Gone, the Misled
    the Dead
    Indulged in the luxuries of our own mind
    Bound to the rulings of our own flesh
    Convolutions of selfdom wrapped around the obscurities of passion
    Wild fire the rain is smothering
    Gleaming candles the wind is blowing
    The melting clocks
    The fleeing birds
    The teeming water
    The last grain of sand
    Retiring

    posted to Cedar Street Times on November 30, 2012

    Topics: Young Writers' Corner

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