[Issue 2 / August 2012]

 

A thousand suns

On a single leaf,

It amazes, stuns;

But the joy is brief.

 

A diamond so tiny,

Melts only too soon,

Vanishes, oh, so slowly,

Like the fading moon.

 

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Neeru Iyer is a freelance fiction writer, poet, and an active blogger. She started writing poetry when she was ten years old, and has never looked back ever since. Her poems, “The Moment” and “Mist”, have been published in The Taj Mahal Review and The Rusty Nail magazine, respectively.