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Being Invisible

By Saumoneel Mandal

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Being invisible is a superpower I would like to possess

It would put many of my problems to rest

 

Could get out of socially awkward situations easily

Go to a party, eat the great food without having to dress fancily

Or just vanish into the thin air

When faced with awakard questions by relatives with grumpy old hairs

 

Being invisible would be such fun

Living in the moment, enjoying it and getting disturbed by none

Acting like a guardian on the night streets, making sure everyone is fine

Protecting the world from the scum of humankind

 

Invisibly following my favourite actor

Accompanying her to a red carpet or gala dinner

 

But what I wish for the most

Is if I had this superpower a few years ago, I could have saved a life almost

Could have saved my childhood friend

From meeting his untimely end

He had committed suicide

Maybe he would have lived if had been there invisibly my his side

Looking over him in his darkest hours

Which he had hidden successfully from the eyes of ours

 

Every night since then

I hear the voice of my dead friend

Speaking to me in the darkness of the night

Making me sit up in bed curled up in fright

 

Since then I have had sleepless nights

How I wish to be invisible, so that to my friend I am visible

And ask for his forgiveness

For this insomniac nights full of his voice are too much of darkness

I will request him to be quiet

And allow me my peaceful night sleep's diet

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This poem won in Instagram Weekly Contest held by @delhipoetryslam on the theme 'My Superpower'

4 comments

  • Muchas gracias. ?Como puedo iniciar sesion?

    ilnibakruh
  • Superb

    Sakshi
  • Strong. Powerful.

    Zenzen
  • Serenading

    Lorlei

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