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I dreamed I stood in silence
beneath a shattered golden sky,
while the stars rained down like tears
blinked from a universal eye.
and in my fist I held
all that I’d ever truly owned,
yet my fingers closed on air,
clutching only my skin and bone.
but something in that gesture
hinted at more than I could see,
that…

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Niken Afifah

Niken Afifah

22. write sentimental; poetry, half fiction, prose and so on.