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Poem by Sushant Thapa – Beautiful Melancholy December 10, 2022

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Beautiful Melancholy

Finding Lana Del Rey’s song
“Summertime Sadness” beautiful,
I spill my happiness.
My gates of misery
Are closed forever.
I have the spinning world
Under my feet.
The stars that miss the sun
Have awakened in the morning sky;
They are only unseen to your eyes.
My pure passionate heart
Has seen troubled arts
And have got drunk in
Their expressive happiness.
I get carried away by their
True expressions.
The cup of life,
Sugar-coated self
Is far untrue than a true sky
That pours melancholic rain.
Each time I turn the page
Love gets misread
In the unshared room of life.
I wait to dream again.
A drop of heaven
In liquefied and poured melancholy
Is what I read.
When the Himalaya misread my signs
I built a road to mount on it.
In shards of love, a poem
I shared wayback, I express
How melancholic a lover is
And at times how happy he is.
A mixture of imagination
And whistling wind
Carries the message of love
And scripts “Melancholic, but true.”
Freedom battles with melancholia
And reaches the soaring height of
Blue without pain.

Bio of the poet: Sushant Thapa is a Nepalese poet from Biratnagar, Nepal who holds a
Master’s degree in English literature from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi,
India.

He has published three books of poetry namely: The Poetic Burden and Other Poems
(Authorspress, New Delhi, 2020), Abstraction and Other Poems (Impspired, UK, 2021)
and Minutes of Merit (Haoajan, Kolkata, 2021).

Sushant has been published in places like The Gorkha Times, The Kathmandu Post,
The Poet Magazine, The Piker Press, Trouvaille Review, Lothlorien Poetry Journal,
Impspired, Harbinger Asylum, New York Parrot, Pratik Magazine, The Beatnik
Cowboy, The Dope Fiend Daily, Atunis Poetry, EKL Review, The Quiver Review,
Dissident Voice, As It Ought To Be Magazine
and International Times, among many.

He has also been anthologized in national and International anthologies. His poem is
also included in the Paragon English book for Grade 6 students in Nepal. He teaches
Business English to undergraduate level students of BBA and BIT at Nepal Business
College, Biratnagar, Nepal.

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