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Is it Love?

It doesn’t matter how indifferent love may become, it never conspires to take avenge, and if it does, it wasn’t love.

By Shantanu Baruah

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Disguise

The charlatan put on a pantomime display, and the dirigible crowd remained disguised in a vaudeville charade

By Shantanu Baruah

Charlatan - quack
Pantomime - a theatrical entertainment
Dirigible- easily steered
Vaudeville - a type of entertainment

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Deception

Every shade is not a shelter, and not all warmth rises from the hearth, beaconing life.

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Those Apathetic Hearts

The causation of battered emotions is always the recalcitrant of apathetic hearts

By, Shantanu Baruah

Recalcitrant - Uncooperative
Apathetic - Lack In enthusiasm

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Ostensible Smiles

The love that we cuddled not too long has now become primordial, a thought from yore buried in some motley display of ostensible smiles

By, Shantanu Baruah

Primordial- Ancient
Yore - From past
Motley - Multicolored
ostensible - Appearing to be real

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Incredulous

Squandered efforts, 
scrunched thoughts,
and the love we swore by
is lying defeated in the squalor of nothingness,
yet the smiles shine
celebrating the ostentatious fetes of life

By, Shantanu Baruah

Squander - Waste
Scrunch - Crumple
Squalor - Dirt
Ostentatious- Showy display
Fetes - Festival

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Illusion

You can elide me from your thoughts, 
abjure my presence,
and aver your paean to some newfound zeal

You can expatiate your farrago emotions,
shield yourself ignominies under the veil of deification
and servile your oblivious world

You can do everything to prove your illusion
but how will you vitiate the spark of the ember
that glows relentless beneath your ostensible heart

By, Shantanu Baruah

Elide - Omit
Abjure - Renuounce
Paean - song of praise
Farrago - hotchpotch
Ignominies - Shame
Deification - Worship
Servile - Please others
Vitiate - Spoil
Ostensible - appears to be true

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Holding Hope

At the kink of your wayward words,
when you hesitantly display your tentative smile,
eluding the traces of that eroded love,
right there,
the residues of some patina thoughts
get scattered in the thin air of nothingness,
while everything stil remain blurry,
one thing that shall hold against the atrocities of any gale
is an incandescent flame
that screams in silence but firmly
about a possibility called “US

By, Shantanu Baruah

Kink - Bend
Patina - a green or brown oxidized film
Gale - A strong wind
Incandescent - Emitting Light

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Honest Try

If you are trapped in a gossamer 
weaved by your miscreant mind
entwined in some unwarranted quagmire
if you remain asphyxiated
confined in some abysmal blind

If you are unsure at time what to do
anxieties caging you
leaving you frustrated without any clue

If your hope has diminished
and your life has become a dismal tale
and you feel entrapped
in a reel of gory thoughts
rising from some obnoxious hell

Despite such unruly times
I implore you not to give up just yet
I know it is hard to find me
for we are not together anymore
your heart may be hollow and our hands aren’t clinging like the times from the yore
but remember one thing and never let this thought die
that my love still remain like a cinder in my ethereal heart
and if all doors are closing on you
give my love another chance

By, Shantanu Baruah

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Broken Words

An innocuous soul turned into an apoplectic feral and that heart turned into a venal char when she broke her promise and cantered away with a derided charade

By, Shantanu Baruah

Innocuous - harmless
apoplectic - furious
feral - wild
venal - corrupt
char - partially burned
cantered - walk away
derided - rideculed
charade - pretense, farce

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