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May 2020
Charred
From flames past
Stunned into silence
By their selfishness,
anger,
detachment,
indifference...

He hears their voices
screeching
his name--
The void awakening
to consume
his sanity

He whispers,
defeated,
"Can I steal
my Self away
from this world now please?"
β€œDark, unfeeling and unloving powers determine human destiny.” - Freud
Shruti Atri
Written by
Shruti Atri  Mumbai, India
(Mumbai, India)   
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