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One Step Backward

Staring me from the shore,
She saw me sinking in the ocean,
I was startled to see her taking,
One step backward.

All my hopes vanished,
All those promises were broken,
I was dying alone when she took,
One step backward.

She didn’t even smile for the last time,
She didn’t even bid me goodbye,
My beats stopped when I saw her going,
One step backward.

I was fair, did she even care?
My heart burst, wasn’t she hurt?
Was I still alive just to see her go,
One step backward?

By : Yousuf A. Ajabshah


I am a student, consumed by wanderlust. love to travel and explore, both the world and myself. I can't resist my love for new words, I'm a keen logophile. I love to do things which yields felicity. Having a profound intimacy with music, it's the only thing that can lure me back to tranquillity. With a blazing desire to carve poetry, I believe scribbling my thoughts into words brings me peace of mind. It revives me and makes me enlivened.

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