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An enigmatic by Sushmita that transcends from the personal to the universal, exploring layers of love. 


When my strained breath is relaxed, 

And my rhythm is a swing.

When the flowing breeze is cool,

And the fragrant gardenias are blooming. 

Falling rain is a gentle patter on my ,

And my tired eyes are closing.

The salty sea is lashing at my feet,

And the small grains of sand feel caressing. 

I am all ,

But not painfully lonely….

I know that I am waltzing a slow dance,

With the .

But only,


©Sushmita Gupta

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She writes, paints, listens to music in various languages and genres. She parties and participates in quiz. She teaches children between ages 6 and 12, creating her unique curriculum. She enjoys teaching 100 children. She helps create happy self-image for them through art, poetry, experiments, and lots of video driven general knowledge and power point presentations.