The Shadow of Your Smile

Embarked on a journey

I wandered in the deserts

In search of my love

That kept eluding me

Like a mirage of an oasis


From the narrow lanes

To the vast sun risers

I traversed them all

In search of my love

That had gone missing somewhere


From gardens to orchards

I traveled them all

In search of that scent

In search of that beautiful flower

Which was mine


But destiny as it seems

Is playing its cruel game with me

But I continue to hope

Once in my life

Of finding, If not you,

The shadow of your smile….

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