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In The Random Lake of Consciousness by Himanshu Ranjan

Himanshu Ranjan | Jun 25th, 2019 | poetry | No Comments

Poem

I am the fire breathing thought
that spurts like an absurd ripple
in the random lake of consciousness.

Where nerves meet and blink
in the compartment of a selfish train
skipping their meal of twenty hugs.

Silent withdrawal of timeless eyes
into the lost darkness of the light
sparkling a battle of daily chores.

The thoughts float in a zig-zag fashion
as tiny dust particles in the sunbeam.
Do the sun rays know their dead stories?

I know days will depart by every day
and I will search for the stations lost
in those dust bubbles on a blurry day.

Tracing the signs of the mind bursting
volcanic memories that burn like lava
in the random lake of consciousness.

Poet Bio

Himanshu Ranjan lives in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh. He is a poet and a Young India Fellow. His anthology is titled ’36 Love Stories’ in which he has composed thirty-six sonnets and a sestina. His poems have appeared in ‘Eunoia Review’, ‘Poetry Potion’, and Indrdhanush’. He loves teaching chemistry.

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