Battling the darkness,
fighting the malign,
jostling adversity,
dodging cosmic signs.

Like a gladiator’s grit,
the moon repels and morphs.

Every shape being unique,
every shine to behold.

Not very different from you,
for your best comes to display when the stakes are against you.

Copyright © Shantanu Baruah

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