Beyond the Walls

 

Walls of intellectualism
block my freedom to dream,
Poetry breaks the blurred prism.

I leap in the air
on the back of a mare,
God whispers,
 “For this child, it’s fair.”

Sheltered by my  muse’s boldness,
the clouds I caress,
My pains I confess,
God whispers with a pure life
I’m blessed.

Back to the ground,
I’m the lotus in the mud
resisting all of temptations’ buds.

Unbound to previous births, this birth;
Unbound to the better-half, no half;
Beyond the walls my thoughts fly,
Up, high in no bound sky
deeper, deeper beyond the sky
where
 at my poetry
the Supreme smiles.

Vatsala Radhakeesoon

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About vatsala radhakeesoon

Born in Mauritius in 1977, Vatsala Radhakeesoon is the author of the poetry books ,When Solitude Speaks (2013) and Depth of the River ( July 2017). She is the representative of Immagine and poesia (Italy based literary artistic movement) for Mauritius. Her works also regularly appear in online literary journals, magazines and blogs such as Setu, Indiana Voice Journal, Dissident Voice , Tuck Magazine , Destiny Poets and others. Vatsala is currenly self-employed and continues to write poems in English, Kreol, French and Hindi.

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