Murder of My Adolescence – A Poem by Praneeth Madhira

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commands unfathomable!
demands unreasonable!
moments unforgettable!
sacrifices unforgiveable!

bound by chains!
subdued by pains,
and teardrop stains;
stripped of all gains!

surrounded by glass walls,
covered with white palls!
the putrescent light defying all,
(for freedom) pleas and calls!

the world so charming!
stabbed by longing,
puissant silence notwithstanding!

on tenterhooks, my adolescence clings…..

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