Colder Within

Come, see these sprawling fields,

Moving rhythmically in dark

Come, feel those chilly breezes,

Brushing against the lark

In noiseless, brazen nights,

When there’s no soul in sight!

Come, let your eyes speak,

when world doesn’t listen

Let your heart feel,

When nobody’s smitten

When brain and heart fight,

And the pain rises like a bite!

Come, let us love those winters,

The snow, the chill

But there’s something that pinches inside,

And lessens the love for this snow and spill

I dwell in thoughts while others rejoice

My toungue rests, my eyes get a voice!

Come, see what hurts inside,

It’s not all starry and bright

Beside the warmth of fire and cheers of bells

This winter invokes agonies all night

Each year, it’s not all comfort there in,

Each year, I know it’s colder within!

Poem Submitted By Pinky Pandey

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About Surabhi Pandey 288 Articles
A former TV Presenter at Doordarshan Delhi​, Surabhi is the author of 'Nascent Wings' and 'Saturated Agitation'. She is a freelance journalist focused on Lifestyle and Social commentaries. She has been writing in this space for six years. Her work has appeared in numerous media outlets, including the Times of India, YP SG, Lifestyle Collective, Youth Ki Awaaz and Re:ad Poetry among others. She also writes Tech articles that have appeared on Tech Collective, Kr Asia, SBO.SG, SYNC PR, Entrepreneur and e27. She is the founder of The Vent Machine.

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