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DOUBT

Once on a blank ruled page,
She tried scribbling a form...
Matching some broken lines
A lame creation, hence born!

To all who saw, it made no sense,
The folk, the people, her cohorts so close.
She smiled a smile weird and unknown,
Faithful rendering of her enigmatic prose!

She held the paper in her hands,
Swayed a little, the smile was constant
She laid it down and glued her stare,
Puzzled or Amazed? 
She missed something important...

Holding a pen, she sat down again
A little disturbed, a little crestfallen
The smile she had was now lost,
About this pain, she did mention often!

She drew and drew, hours and days
Passed by unnoticed in front of her...
She still drew, and yes it was now complete,
For the world to see, her eyes now blur.

She left the form on its own,
Took a corner, lost and abandoned...
Saw those people marvel and appreciate,
Trying to convince, like it never happened!

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The time thus stopped, still
Between then and the now,
Then was forever beautiful
Now is undulating but infernal.

Forever is hence a myth,
Tied between the bygone
And the moments yet to come
Stuck, unmoving and dead.

The rise of an era, indeed
Was not a beginning either,
It was called upon by turmoil
And the sacrifices of all.

Them all, gave up all they could
Left behind what they had,
They managed to flee, evacuate
But couldn't untie the chain.

The chain that was tied
So fast around their souls,
Choked, breathless, unmoved.
They cried, longed, lamented.

The emotions they were bound to
Took a toll on them once again,
The empire did rise again,
Them, all, remained the same!