Mental Suffering

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adds to the turmoil and mental sufferings of a . The contrast of the chirping birds with a heart is rooted in the legacy of romanticism. A sensitive by Vatsala, for .

There’s a cool tropical morning
Birds are chirping and inviting me to
sing along
But I have a heavy heart bleeding
in pain

I have trusted liars,
I have let cheaters trod
on my feet

Today, like a teenager slamming
the door,
Life bangs the truth in
my conscience’s eyes

In the depth of Silence,
In the enlightenment of Solitude,
I’m the sole doctor attending to
my own wounds.

©Vatsala Radhakeesoon

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Born in Mauritus, in1977, Vatsala Radhakeesoon has had a keen interest in poetry writing since a very young age. Her poems have been featured in local and international newspapers, magazines, journals and anthologies. Her first poetry book ‘When Solitude Speaks’ was published in 2013 on the approval of the Ministry of Arts and Culture (Mauritius). She is currently self-employed and continues to write poems in English, French, Kreol and Hindi.