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Kanishka May 24
Let my heart break with the truth about what was happening,
But don't make me miserable with a lie you find comforting.
I can try and fail to forget this.
Kanishka Jul 15
I didn't feel like writing today.
I was afraid I'd say the unsaid.
I dont wanna face the truth,
I dont wanna give up on us.
Why cant you come back to me,
And be the way it's supposed to be?
But alas I'm a poet. I must write.
Kanishka May 16
Here I am on my knees atoning for my sins.
The stars shine brighter sitting under them with you,
The bed feels warmer sleeping next to you.
If I get a million lifetimes, I would spend them loving you.
Again. Everytime.
I should've done this sooner.
Kanishka May 17
I'm not good at being young,
I'm not beaming with life,
I'm regularly petrified of being old
And accepting it all with my withering lung.
What if my existence is a failure?
Kanishka May 20
I wish I was an aurora.
My performance will be a blissful rare site.
I'll dance from sky to sky unhindered at night.
My manoeuvre making spectators gasp.
Witnessing me sing will render luck bright.

I wish I was an aurora,
My lovers would camp despite freezing just to peek.
They'll try to touch me but fail.
They'll hold me dear only to lose me instantly.
I'll be their memory, remembered vividly.

I wish I was an aurora.
I'll be the goddess of dawn.
I'll be the chariot of light in darkness.
I'll harbour revolutions in lives.
I'll enlighten everyone as my own.

I wish I was an aurora.
I'll be valued and worshipped by some.
But I'm not an aurora,
I'll die insignificant and glum.
Kanishka Jul 3
I'm like carbon.
Under the right pressure I'll turn into diamond.
But if exceeded I'll break,
Forever worsened.
There's a limit to my tolerance.
Kanishka Jul 23
I love you with all my might,
All my heart and all my life.
But if you fail to put up with my battles,
I'll cleave our bonds with a knife.
Kanishka Jun 16
You held my hand and I learned to walk,
You spoke to me and I learned to talk.
You gave me a pencil and I learned to write,
You gave me wings and I took a flight.

To make you proud is all I aim for,
I know you'll save me whenever I'm at war.
No words but one can describe
The respect, the love and the admiration
Happy Father's Day to all the great and amazing dads of the world.
Kanishka Oct 10
The tree holds onto the ground even after a flood and dies of suffocation.
I guess that's what love does to you.
Kanishka Jul 1
I'm like a closed door,
Not locked just shut.
People gather around.
But none of them so bold,
Willing to cross my threshold.
Would you come in?
Kanishka May 12
Do you sometimes feel so sad
That ground beneath your feet disappear?
That your heart strings break?
That your mouth goes completely dry?
That your eyes can't even shed a tear?
Don't do this to me again god...don't
Kanishka Oct 8
I know its empty today
but someday I'll be your sunshine
And make your morning warm and cozy
With a hot cup of coffee.
This one is for him.
Kanishka May 13
One of these nights will be the last,
When I cry to sleep because of you.
One of these mornings will be the first,
When I wake up happy in a life without you.
Kanishka May 10
In fear lies disgrace.
Never be afraid to fall.
Pick yourself up from the dirt.
Remould,rebuild and rekindle.
Live on.
Reform yourself into the person you always thought you could be.
Kanishka May 27
Back when we were so close,
Was when I felt heaven's touch.
Now you're far away from me,
And I crave for you so much.
Come back, be here.
Kanishka Jul 21
I wouldn't praise our love today,
I won't dedicate you any song.
Not because something's not right
But because I'm afraid.
So I will admire us and let it live on.
Kanishka May 12
There's always more to it than meets the eye.
Two flowers behind the fence house a million stories,
Insurmountable for all to tell by.
For some it's just two unnoticible flowers,
For some it's the cradle of spring,
For some it's imagery of prison,
For some it's lovers in their haven,
For some it's forbidden opportunities,
For some it's consequence of a strife,
For some it's an offering to a loved one,
For some it's just the cycle of life.
Kanishka May 21
Put a knife to my throat and split it open,
You won't notice blood gushing out.
When I ran out of tears my eyes bled,
I'm hollow now, even my soul fled.
If only those bad dreams go away...
Kanishka Jun 2
There's always a good choice and a bad choice I've heard,
But they are akin in my mind.
No voice in my head guides me to one,
And I lose to them no matter what I've done.
Everyone has their own perception of good. How am I supposed to live up to all of them?
How am I supposed to stay afloat?
Kanishka May 6
I think I stopped living today.
I never thought you'll abandon our ship for real but here I am now,
All alone and opening my arms to the demons.
I'm not fine.
Kanishka May 11
Be humble in your triumph,
Be audacious in your defeat.
And if we don't learn lessons from our loss,
We'll find hanging by our neck an albatross.
I know it doesn't give out the right interpretation but I just wanted to tell how disastrous it will be if we don't learn the lessons life has to offer.
Kanishka Jun 13
Dear mom and dad,
It's only after I was alone that I realised
The world is cruel it won't let me stand
Without you both there's nothing I'd understand.
I miss you already.
Kanishka May 22
All have love as the cause and love as the victim.
Kanishka May 10
Today I suffered discomposure,
Tomorrow world may bring order.
But I don't postpone my satisfaction.
For time once lost, can't be gained over.
Live every moment of your life to the fullest.
Kanishka May 7
I got lured by the match you had,
I let you break down my walls.
Instead of illuminating my dark corners,
You burned me into an ash doll.
Can't figure out how to live again.
Kanishka Apr 26
Just as I let my tears part,
My eyes burst in flames,
Reminding me to leash my feelings,
For wilderness is not safe for the tame.
Kanishka Jul 16
Behind every successful man,
There is a woman.
To achieve this ideology,
I'm crumbling myself to pieces,
As best as one can.
I'm willingly giving myself up to this social construct. Everything we do for an unreciprocating love.
Kanishka Oct 25
Time seems to fly by at the speed of light,
When I'm with you, so close
That it makes me suspect,
It may be all lies or love.
Fall in and help me decide,
What's better
To radiate darkness or light?
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Kanishka Sep 26
I walk on this road while,
The winds conspire our union.
It might take longer than the true intend,
But I know that together we'll transcend.
Watch the road that led me to this on instagram @kanishkagupta.19
Kanishka May 9
Stab me everywhere but my heart,
So that I can love you a little while longer.
If only you could see how much I yearn for you,
If only you could love me back too.
I don't know how to give up on you, if you could just be you and love me, nothing would matter.
Kanishka Oct 7
"You dont speak much"
I've heard that too many times
But what will you do after
Your forever turned into laughter?
Pieces of your heart scatter,
Feeling served on the wrong platter,
Wanna run away from love faster,
Ain't nobody can fix me, nah no pastor.
"Why cant you trust me?"
Rings in my ear like wind chimes.
No one knows what it took to,
To again become one from two,
I bared my soul, I bared my body,
I changed my life, I changed my story.
I've been through seven hells,
Hoping all's well that ends well.
"Are you okay? Hope you're alright."
If I was, wont have written this rhyme.
No, I've been trying to be normal.
Getting sleep, I ain't nocturnal.
Now I know you think I'm hungover,
Come here, let's trade our shoes over.
This no sad song, this a rap battle.
If you didn't realise, do a do over.
I'm beginning to feel like a...
Kanishka Sep 15
I wish I had saved those poems,
The words portraying our love.
I wish I had done something more,
To sleep with you forever under this sycamore.
Kanishka Apr 28
A poet suffocates on lack of words,
A blank sheet and an empty soul.
For there is nothing more torturous,
Than when his muse renounces her role.
Kanishka Apr 30
My body houses two selves.
Former fulfilling my heart's desire,
Later obeying what my mind dictates.
For you I'll light my brain on fire.
Maybe I'll settle for this love.
Kanishka Jun 28
I lie on my bed all curled up in myself.
No lights, no ventilation, no disturbance.
There's no spark that would lead me out of this cave.
I'm suffocating on my thoughtless brain wave.
There's no one I know coming to me to save.
I desire nothing lord, put me back in my grave.
The rocks and soil will make a comfortable bed I suppose.
Kanishka May 11
When life gives you lemons,
                      Make a face mask out of it.
It's really good for your skin :D

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