Sadness becomes me

Like ruins become

A deserted plain

As musty shadows

Playfully chase the travellers

After nightfall

Sleep I shall

To forget my love for thee

Sleep forever sleep,

Dream forever dream.


If you liked Escape, catch more of Maryam Viqar with her previous poems at The Ugly Writers or by clicking on any of her works below:

call me home  man who can't be named  

And catch her on Instagram at Myrapoems


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