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Arid


Back home my small garden in Peshawar resembles an arid place. Most plants have disappeared. The potted plants have dwindled. My bonsai tree (which I had made from a seed), and had been with me for the last twenty years wasn’t there where I last saw it. Most plants were missing along with their pots.

I tried not to feel it — the dismay, the hurt more strongly. It wasn’t any use. Even my lawn mower had been left to the weather’s vagaries. Rust covered it’s parts. My tenants had asked me to leave it with them, and promised they would look after it, but who keep promises? I expect very few.

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Arid

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Promises

Promise you will love me always

I hope a promise  you won’t break

Promise you will come back to me

Promise that you won’t make me wait

If the promises you make are not true

Into a thousand pieces my heart will break

(Sheen-October 2016)

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