Saturday 18 March 2023

One Poem by Sushant Thapa



Loaded Mind

The heaviness

On my mind,

The sinking ship

Of my desire

The effort to stay afloat

No acid of pain

But tear of joy.

The heart amused

By its own spell of beats.

Being in chains

That don't lie

Liberates a joy.

The purpose to be real,

Appreciate the high hill

From the ant hill of life.

Unreal dreams

Not any uprooting desire.

Sushant Thapa is from Biratnagar, Nepal. He has published three books of poems: The Poetic Burden and Other Poems (Authorspress, New Delhi, 2020), Abstraction and Other Poems (Impspired, UK, 2021) and Minutes of Merit (Haoajan, Kolkata, 2021). He is an English lecturer to undergraduate level students of BBA and BIT at Nepal Business College, Biratnagar, Nepal. He has an M.A in English literature from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. He has been published in print, online, school book and anthologies around the world. He also writes Flash Fictions, Short Stories and Book Reviews.

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