Sunday, 15 August 2021

Aishwarya Vedula, Poetry 2021 Shortlist

Bye Myself: Bi-self


I've just been by myself.

Though life was never easy,

I was thankful that I drowned in living waters...

I didn't realize it was all I wanted. 


And though life is never easy,

for someone who doesn’t know what they wa-ant,

I didn't realize I knew what I wanted...

love can be hard.


To someone who doesn’t know what they wa-ant,

I was thankful that I drowned in living w

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Though love can be hard,

I've just been bi myself.



Source: A Pantoum under Remixed category of poem, composed from selected lines & phrases of song lyrics.


Mad tsai- boy bi- 

And love can be hard

For someone who doesn't know what they wa-ant...

I've just been bi myself.


Sufian Stevens - mystery of love - 

Drowning in living waters


Alec Benjamin- If we have each other-

And though life was never easy,

I didn't realize it was all I wanted 

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