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“Layers of Darkness”

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Layers of darkness 
envelop my being.

I slough off one
each dawn
like a snake molting
its old skin

And welcome
a new sun. - vipanjeet

Copyright ©️ 2022 Vipanjeet Kaur- VJ Poetic Musings

Note: The simile of “a snake molting its old skin” suggests rebirth, spiritual growth and immortality. The poem urges readers to discard the baggage of past and welcome a new dawn each morning.

This poem was first published as an instapoem on my Instagram account on a different photograph taken from Unsplash.

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