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Ellipsism

Entombed by the melancholia of missing out on a future together

By Dharrsheena Raja SegarranPublished 10 months ago Updated 2 months ago 1 min read
Top Story - June 2023
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Nobody can hear a scream in the vacuum of space

Or so they say

Within the depths

Of star-scattered galaxies

Floating in this aeonian void

Her screams were all that I could auralize

Amplified a million times

Attained crescendo

My mind tormented me with all her screams

Her scream of ebullience

When I returned home after several months

Her scream of incredulity

When I said I'm leaving again on another mission

Her scream of denial

When I told her how long I'll be gone

Her scream of devastation

When I said I might not survive to return to Earth

Her scream of agony

When I bid her farewell

The loop repeated continuously

A never-ending cacophonous mantra

Incipient epiphany

Do I need this pyrrhic victory?

Is my mission worth losing her?

Losing me?

Losing us?

Isn't there a panacea for this?

I reminisced our halcyon

Our propinquity

I'm unable to handle this anymore

A scream of anguish left my throat

I'm glad it cannot travel through vacuum

Because I wouldn't want her to hear me perish

Cerebrally

Corporeally

Permanently
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Dharrsheena Raja Segarran

My mental health decline brought about a lot of darkness and I embraced it. It now flows out mostly as Dark Stories and Poetry.

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  • Esala Gunathilakeabout a month ago

    A pool of sadness but it shows your real talent of writing!

  • E.K. Daniels2 months ago

    I love seeing under-used words in writing. Well done!

  • JBaz3 months ago

    Your talent amazes me, you have every range possible and each one of them brilliantly written.

  • Lancelot Makumbila3 months ago

    This is Amazing. Truly amazing work.

  • Mya Doerksen4 months ago

    Love this one! The word choice is excellent and you expertly describe that anguish!

  • Isabella Rose4 months ago

    Your ability to describe emotions is perfect. You captured the fear of abandonment so well here.

  • Jollyoddbod Poetry5 months ago

    'A scream of anguish left my throat..' You delve deep, with spark and creative genius. Loved it!

  • JBaz5 months ago

    Damn you are so good with words and emotions. A real talent

  • Kindred Soul6 months ago

    Just EXCELLENT!! Just WOW! Wonderful piece.

  • Mona Yonus8 months ago

    Wow!

  • Donna Fox (HKB)8 months ago

    If I could heart this a second time I would! It's just as good the second time around, I love everything from the flow of the piece to your vocabulary choices! I forgot how many new words there were to discover in this tragedy you've told! Still such a beautifully melancholic piece to behold and I still love it! Great work Dharrsheena!

  • Catherine Nyomenda8 months ago

    I applaud you for this masterpiece.

  • Gerard DiLeo9 months ago

    What a magnificent cry! Bravo.

  • Sarah Danaher9 months ago

    Wow what to do for love, well done

  • Denise E Lindquist9 months ago

    Congrats on the top story!!😊💕

  • Grzegorz9 months ago

    Wow

  • Missclicked10 months ago

    good work

  • Naveedkk 10 months ago

    The imagery in this poem is so vivid and powerful

  • Ronna Curtis10 months ago

    It is a sad poem, but it shows your feelings.

  • Alex H Mittelman 10 months ago

    I loved this! Sad but genuinely wonderful!

  • J. Delaney-Howe10 months ago

    Very impressive use of words. So well written.

  • Wow, and congratulations! Beautiful ❤️

  • Jazmin Fernandez10 months ago

    These are emotionally sad yet so lovely words. Congrats on your Top Story my dear. :) Blessings!

  • Nosrat Jahan Tickly10 months ago

    Wow

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