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open sky :: SAMVAAD | 21st May

hosts : Sanjuktaa Asopa & Kashiana Singh


is to was father's passing


---- Rowan Beckett


( Whiptail, issue 4 )


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The poet lays bare her soul with these words: Honestly, I don't know how to start talking about my poem, as it's a little overwhelming. My estranged father passed away last year. He decided he didn't want to be in my life before I was born and I never had the chance to meet him in person. When he passed, the realization that I lost every chance I'd ever get to meet him laid heavy on my heart. It was the moment that I knew I'd never get the closure I needed or deserved. Through haiku, and specifically this poem, I've begun to heal, even if the hole in my heart never fully closes. I'm sorry if the above statement is…

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Kala Ramesh
Kala Ramesh
May 26, 2023
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We can understand the feelings very well, Rowan. You've expressed them well in your poem and in your analysis of what and how a person's death could do to anyone. Thanks, Sanjuktaa. _()_

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lakshmi iyer
lakshmi iyer
May 23, 2023

Beautiful!!

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RS
RS
May 22, 2023

Heartfelt ku!

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This is wonderful.

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mona bedi
mona bedi
May 21, 2023

I am a bit confused as to what this actually means!!!

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