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Updated: Nov 25, 2021

Today, the sky was on fire, the sky was on fire till the clouds doused the flames but the embers simmer with freedom's song in its entrails, humming red blood lava fed by centuries of oppression. The clouds rain. The downpour ends. Embers turn aflame the borders tamed by subservience. Fires of freedom rebel, burning the bonds of hate. Humanity will find its heart and spine, line with love a new world, a new phase in the history of mankind. Soaring, a new Icarus will fly to redefine old myths.

© Mitali Chakravarty 11/21

Mitali Chakravarty writes for love and harmony and in that spirit, has founded the Borderless Journal ( Her writing has appeared in The Times of India, The Statesman, The Hindustan Times, The Pioneer, The Daily Star and many more journals. Her poetry, prose and translations have been published online and as part of numerous hardcopy anthologies. She has published a humorous book of essays on living in China where she spent eight years. In the Land of Dragons, which has been updated and serialized in a journal on a weekly basis.

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