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Lapieh Landu at the Crocodile Prize awardsLAPIEH LANDU

My ever-wandering heart
Lingers into limbo
Lingers into despair
Lingers into loneliness
Lingers into attempt

As I lay near you lifeless
As I kiss into the air
I whisper into your shadow
And confront your ambiguity

My ever-wandering heart
Lingers into limbo
Lingers into despair
Lingers into loneliness
Lingers into attempt

I overcompensate it all
Healing every torment
Restoring every doubt
Burying every grievance

My ever-wandering heart
Lingers into limbo
Lingers into despair
Lingers into loneliness
Lingers into attempt

I elude myself in you
Riveted by every tuneful dispatch
Convinced by our allegiance
Seemed endless- infinite

My ever-wandering heart
Lingers into limbo
Lingers into despair
Lingers into loneliness
Lingers into attempt

My caress is all but idle
For your thoughts drift from me
And entail a vindictive bygone
My heart devotes to no avail

My ever-wandering heart
Lingers into limbo
Lingers into despair
Lingers into loneliness
Lingers into attempt

I mull over every smile
Every glare, every silence
For I long to be a persona
To your every intention

My ever-wandering heart
Lingers into limbo
Lingers into despair
Lingers into loneliness
Lingers into attempt

I can love nothing as abundant
For I’ve given not some but all
From beneath my depths
I sing along to one song

My ever-wandering heart
Lingers into limbo
Lingers into despair
Lingers into loneliness
Lingers into attempt

I’ve reached our epilogue
To the plot I thought was unrivalled
My happy ending as abstract as
A momentary lover was all I became

My ever-wandering heart
Lingers into limbo
Lingers into despair
Lingers into loneliness
Lingers into attempt

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Michael Dom

Lapieh, this is such a good work.

Many favourite lines in this piece and the very first one to inspire was,"I whisper into your shadow / And confront your ambiguity".

Superb writing.

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