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Thursday, 26 April 2018

Water and Love : Sedoka (Letters from the Soul #23)



Mocktails cannot quench
The thirst of a tired tourist;
Only water can do that

Love alone can soothe
Burns and scars of the journey;
It deep cleanses like water.

© Purba Chakraborty 
26.04.2018

Note: This is a Sedoka poem. Sedoka is an unrhymed Japanese poetry form with the syllable count: 5-7-7 and 5-7-7. A Sedoka often addresses the same subject from two perspectives. 

3 comments:

  1. Indeed yes only water can quench our thirst dear and only love can heal our wounds♥️

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  2. Such a strong emotion in such a simple form. Lovely indeed and yes, it's true :)

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