One More Day – A Poem Dedicated to Life

a beautiful day

I need one more day to catch my breath,
Look at a familiar face,
Be unafraid of death,
And face my enemy with grace.

One last dance with life:
An unfaithful wife.
One more chance to look
For whatever she took.

Whatever is left is all mine:
A candle and a bottle of wine.
I always knew she would betray,
But all I wanted was one more day.

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Abhimanyu Gaur

I always had a love for writing even when I was still in school. I used to collect good quotes and admire them. I enjoyed the beautiful play of words so I started writing poetry. Life is too short to understand, but it is long enough to stand with your fellow man.

5 thoughts on “One More Day – A Poem Dedicated to Life

  • July 10, 2022 at 11:38 AM
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    Abhimanyu, it is a real pleasure to read your work again. It has been a long time since we heard from you. Welcome back. I think about you often and hope all is well with you. Your poem is emotive and urges me to send blessings and hugs to you, Take care.

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    • July 10, 2022 at 1:04 PM
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      Thank you Phyllis, it is great to be back even though I have no clue when I will publish again. The good news is that everything is fine, and I hope you are fine as well. I send a virtual hug to you and thank you for your affection.

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  • July 16, 2022 at 7:47 PM
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    Nice poetry. It sucks when the pen starts writing of tragedy. I feel though when mine does it comes up with some gems. I fine the raw emotion of sadness and despair have an intricate take in my writing. Nice rhyming, good work

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