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Aratrika Basu

Aratrika Basu

She is a student of philosophy in Jadavapur University. Poetry is her passion. With words, she stores the tiniest feelings of everyday life, making each piece of her poetry a reflection of her life. Apart from pens, she's fond of brushes as she loves to paint.

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Metamorphosis

All those years Of wearing daffodils in my hair You picked for me Yet my body always loathed sunlight Down through all those winter days I hid my body covered in algae Rearing those bright green bugs in shining shields With a snowy rug that smelled like you Flowing through

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At Midnight

At midnight My city screams Just when the longer hand of the town clock Reaches beneath the bird nest And the thwarted one beckons to the typhoon shelter At midnight the dogs sniff around my city Looking for the excoriation That keeps spreading fetor Throughout busy days Through the crowd

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