Shreyans Kanswa

And finally,

As I wake up and squeeze my eyes

Hiding my face from the sun

I feel free.

The sun that is burning the empty roads

Is feeling shallow and depressed 

It is missing all the human touch


Confined in physical boundaries

Humans are depressed too

Something else has been towering above them

And kicking their ass


It is that time I realize

The time when you know

That destruction is not far away

It is now a distinct possibility 


Acceptance feels unreal

With the infinite potential of mind

Emotionally, we are limited

Fate is standing at our door

And we are not letting it in 


I'm no different 

I feel depressed and shallow 

Like the sun

I am fearful and hopeful 

Like other humans

The only difference being 

That I'm free.


Shreyans Kanswa is a writer living in Ratlam, India.

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