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How desperate we are to laugh-

To chime with a can of laughter-

Exhaling nervous relief,

Reassured that it wasn’t a can of worms.

 

A concert is over.

See you at the next one.

 

In the meantime

We shall continue to create and assimilate

The sweetest music ever-

Silence.

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Ankita Anand is the co-founder of a street theatre group called Aatish. She has been secretary, National Campaign for People’s Right to Information, and member, People’s Union for Democratic Rights. Her published works can be read at anandankita.blogspot.com


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