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Arshi FF : Without You

Arshi FF : Without You

without you: chapter 18

you who demolish me, you whom I love, be near me. remain near me when evening, drunk on the blood of the skies, becomes night, in its one hand a perfumed balm, in the other a sword sheathed in the diamond of stars. ~~~ faiz ahmed faiz ~~~ he lay there staring up at the stars. the night sky beckoned, inky and clear. winter was on its way in, a slight chill blew in the air, she shivered a little,…

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Arshi FF : Without You

without you: chapter 17

banner made by libranangel of india forums   pillow’d upon my fair love’s ripening breast, to feel for ever its soft fall and swell, awake forever in a sweet unrest, still, still to hear her tender taken breath, ~~~ john keats, bright star ~~~ akash walked in with an apologetic air, “sorry, sorry! i’m late… doctor verma!! good to see you… i’m glad you started dinner, we had to solve the runway problem tonight…” khushi’s eyes widened, she froze, the…

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Arshi FF : Without You

without you: chapter 16

raat tumhare jism se phisalti padti thi jism tumhara ek jalte siyyare sa doodh aur dhoop se goondhi mitti ek falak bhar khushboo thi awaaz tumhari the silken night kept sliding off your body your body, like a smouldering celestial object moulded from clay kneaded in milk and sunshine your voice, like a skyful of fragrance! ~~~ gulzar ~~~ there was laughter in the corridors. he could feel it coming from behind the pillars… which one was it? yeah that…

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Arshi FF : Without You

without you: chapter 15

pyaar mein hai jeevan ki khushi deti hai khushi kai gham bhi mai maan bhi loon main maan bhi loon kabhi haar tu maaney na… the joy of life is there in love some sorrows too bring joy i may still accept i may still accept defeat at times you won’t accept that… ~~~ kaifi azmi, yeh nayan darey darey ~~~ voluptuous folds of mahogany velvet swished and swirled, the beaded embroidery in silver caught light, a sudden sharp dazzle…

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Arshi FF : Without You

without you: chapter 14

in my darkest night, when the moon was covered and i roamed through wreckage, a nimbus-clouded voice directed me: “live in the layers, not on the litter.” though i lack the art to decipher it, no doubt the next chapter in my book of transformations is already written. i am not done with my changes. ~~~ stanley kunitz, the layers ~~~ the ball lay at the end of the long covered balcony, red with lines of yellow, he was running…

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Arshi FF : Without You

without you: chapter 13

i love thee to the level of every day’s most quiet need, by sun and candle-light. i love thee freely, as men strive for right. i love thee purely, as they turn from praise. i love thee with the passion put to use in my old griefs, and with my childhood’s faith. i love thee with a love i seemed to lose with my lost saints. i love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life… ~~~ elizabeth…

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Arshi FF : Without You

without you: chapter 12

let us be like two falling stars in the day sky. let no one know of our sublime beauty as we hold hands with god and burn into a sacred existence that defies – that surpasses every description of ecstasy and love. ~~~ hafiz~~~ the rain had a nagging quality about it. and it had been going on for almost two days. wetness clung to surfaces; everything was soggy, damp; shoes brought home squelching mud and hp was tired of…

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Arshi FF : Without You

without you: chapter 11

yumeji ni wa ashi mo yasumezu kayoedomo utsutsu ni hitome mishigoto wa arazu though i go to you ceaselessly along dream paths, the sum of those trysts is less than a single glimpse granted in the waking world. ~~~ ono no komachi~~~ there were fights, practically ever night. pita ji’s voice rising, sharp, rebuking, cutting. sobs from maa sometimes, sometimes just a quiet resolved tone. they could never hear the words clearly… just feel the night voices ricocheting against their…

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Arshi FF : Without You

without you: chapter 10

tengo hambre de tu boca, de tu voz, de tu pelo i crave your mouth, your voice, your hair. y por las calles, voy sin nutrirme, callado, silent and starving, i prowl through the streets. no me sostiene el pan, el alba me descuicia, bread does not nourish me, dawn disrupts me, all day busco el sonido liquido de tus pies en el dia i hunt for the liquid measure of your step. ~~~pablo neruda, love sonnet xi~~~ she still…

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Arshi FF : Without You

without you: chapter 9

“what did we hear? it was the breath we took when we first met. listen. it is here.” ~~~ harold pinter ~~~ “jaa rahi ho?” his voice was soft, husky, with that grain that was his. only his. (are you going away?) she closed her eyes, a rush of blood, crimson, gushing, pounding coursed through her toes, her gut, her head, her ears. she whirled around. and looked straight into chocolate brown eyes. glittering. *** her entire being went dead…

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