Oasis

This poem is written in response to Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt #220Oasis.

Here’s the shade
Here’s the water
In the midst of a barren realm
Of loveless, hateless indifference
One step out to singe my foot
Two steps out to melt my bones
I know where it’s safe
I’m my own Oasis.



© 2021 Janani Arvind. All rights reserved.

22 Comments Add yours

  1. Wow! This is brilliant ❤️

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    1. Janani says:

      Thanks Hema! 😍

      Like

  2. profound and prolific poetry…well expressed with a message worth sharing

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    1. Janani says:

      Thank you so much! 😊

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      1. Surely you are welcome🙏🏼😃

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  3. Terveen Gill says:

    Yes, self-love is the best affection one can get. But many don’t know how.
    Wonderful words. 🙂

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    1. Janani says:

      True.💯 Glad you liked it. ❤️

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  4. Simply beautiful! Thank-you for commenting and following my blog. It’s a delight to know you. ~ Susan

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    1. Janani says:

      Same here Susan and Thank you! 😊

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  5. AB says:

    Really smooth and very well written. A really good take, loved this ❤

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    1. Janani says:

      I’m glad you loved it 😍

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  6. You are really an amazing writer!

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    1. Janani says:

      Thank you Aarushi 🥰 and you look like an amazing cook. And that too at 14! I’m gonna try some of your recipes very soon 😍 I’ll let you know how they turn out. 😊

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      1. Most welcome! Thanks alot❤️❤️
        I would love to know how they turn out, and do share pictures at my mail😁

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        1. Janani says:

          For sure! 😊

          Like

  7. utahan15 says:

    water
    to bathe
    and nourish
    you a daughter
    of mother earth

    such mirth!~

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  8. Nope, Not Pam says:

    I love this, it’s got a wonderful tempo 😁

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    1. Janani says:

      Thanks a lot ❤️

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  9. Such a powerful take, Janani

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    1. Janani says:

      Glad you liked it ❤️

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      1. My pleasure 😀

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