By Tabassum Tahmina Shagufta Hussein


Your dream resides in my tears.
Your dream lives silently,
Softly in solitude.
Do you know that?
My tears mirror you.
And I only see you in my tears
As a reflection.
How can I feel you?
Silently, he lives in my fathomless heart,
As a song and sings.
His songs echo in the walls of my heart.
Why are you far away?
Given me so many dreams
And left without an adieu.
Now, where I have kept those dreams?
In my dreams.
You are my tears now.
You are songs in my heart.
You are my dreams locked inside the heart.
Only you are not beside me.
Still, you are with me.
As my tears, dreams and songs in the heart.


Bio: Tabassum Tahmina Shagufta Hussein is an aesthete from Dhaka, Bangladesh & MA holder in British&American Literature. She hails from Chittagong, Bangladesh.  She was Faculty and Head of Training in the HR Division. Now a Free-lance writer, her poems appeared in several literary magazines. She writes a regular column at The Different Truths Publications, India featuring humanitarian to diverse issues. Her hobby is recitation, making DIY jewellery and travelling. She is a member of the Governing body of her hometown college and tries to improve the educational system. She is the International Human Rights Arts Festival International Fellow 2020. She seeks beauty from the blade of grass to twinkling stars. Aestheticism and humanism are the essences of her existence.

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