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Please....

She had just entered,
his book in her hand,
A skeleton like figure,
his skin stretched
lay there inside the room
"daddy, what would you like?"
he manages a smile,
a resigned smile....
"tell me daddy, please
what shall we choose?"
he wants to sleeps
She is persistent.
"please,please daddy
its from the publication house,daddy..."
He gazed at the pictures in her hand,
one of a dawn, beautiful,
bright and sunny;
the other one a sunset,
marking the end of a day.
He smiles at her again
and chose the sunset.


He knows,smiles
sleeps again.

The sun is setting on him
slowly.
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He walked, bare feet, on a mass of crushed sea-shells Coarse sand clung onto him, he watched her Afar; sitting motionless on a wind-beaten rock As if waiting for knell
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