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Fountainhead

Guest poem by Ritesh Kumar Mishra

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Open your fount
to mount the mount
of shame, selfishness, and want
to rain the daunt
of dint, mint, and quaint [1]
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My Dear Angel (two closed couplets)

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Two closed couplets to remember the angels in our lives. Most of the time, we struggle alone in life, we fight alone, understanding that all the required strength and ability lie within us. But somehow, there is a doubt — in ourselves, in our own capacity. Then someone comes who stands by our side, shows trust and faith in us, and provides the support and confidence we require to move ahead. Without that angel, it is doubtful whether we would have even taken the first step or not. It is not something of a physical or financial nature, or of resources. Most of the time it is just simple words Continue reading