Between Our Lines

Let us pause to let the moment pass:
Your laugh is half-hidden in the dark
By the sudden flight of fugitive clouds–
Our squabbles are merely a camouflage:
In these woods, your voice swings from branch to branch
And I grasp its passion in mid-air–
Soon the vagabond sun will surprise us again
And we shall work our way back to a place
Where cliches both bind and blind us–
We sense the tightening noose of sentences
But the love we share stands sole sentry of our lives:
Let not the universe read between our lines
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About VijayNair

I retired as Associate Professor, Department of English, Government Victoria College Palakkad, Kerala. I taught English Language and Literature in various colleges for 31 years. My Ph.D. thesis was on the plays of Wole Soyinka. My collections of verse include "The City and the Hermitage" (1988), "Doors Swing Open" (2008), "Eyes" (2010) and "Whispers of Light in Darkness" (2013). My poems have also appeared in the International Anthologies "I am a Poet" (2013), "With Love" (2013), "Synthesis" (2014) "Poetic Symphonies" (2015) and "Heavenly Hymns" (2015).

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