Who are you?

| 1 MINUTE READ | A luminescent contemplation

Sharing a bewitchingly beautiful piece by a young girl named Ilah. It blends the ordinary with the sublime. Is suffused with an authentic mysticism. Littered with lines that are evocative and inspiring.

Young Adult, Old Soul

Collage by: Unknown

I am a mess-maker.

A hobby-hopper. A pull-every-crayon-outer, a faded enthusiast, a leave-behind-a-trail-of-passions-gone-colder. I am an interest-plucker, an endless well of curiosity.

I am light, reflected and magnified, travelling from the cosmos to forest and hillside and to that particular corner of a kitchen somewhere, sometime in the afternoon.

I am perfume that spreads through the air. I am here and there, in this moment and the next and the one before. I am a blade of grass waving to the sky, a raven remembering a face, a raindrop falling on someone’s shoulder. I am scattered, everywhere all at once. I am gone, as short-lived as I am intense. I am an imprint, a scar you can’t forget, a vertiginous sensation you cannot describe, a feeling you will never feel again.

I am a falling star that you forget as soon as the morning comes.

I am…

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  1. Excellent writing every time. Keep writing and sharing. Many thanks. Merry Christmas and wish you a very happy and healthy 2023 and all years to come!!!!


  2. This was a lovely piece of writing, Anand. Thank you for sharing this young girl’s talent. I’ve written to her for a submission to MasticadoresIndia. Her work deserves to be out there. Happy new year to you and your near and dear. I hope you’re well. God bless.

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