Anoucheka Gangabissoon (Mauritius)

Anoucheka Gangabissoon (Mauritius)
Anoucheka Gangabissoon is a Primary School Educator in Mauritius. She writes poetry and short stories as hobby. She considers writing to be the meaning of her life as she has always been influenced by all the great writers and wishes to be, like them, immortalized in her words. Her works can be read on and she had also appeared in various literary magazines like SETU, Different Truths, Dissident Voice, In Between Hangovers Press, WISH Press, Tuck’s Magazine, Blue Mountain Review, among others. She has also been published in Duane’s Poetree and also in three anthologies for the Immagine and Poesia group. Her poems are often placed in free online contests. She has been selected to be among the Most Influential Women in Mauritius for the 2017 category Arts and Culture and she has also been awarded as a Promising Indian for the year 2017 for the same category. In 2018, she has been selected to be again among the Most Influential Women of Mauritius and in 2019, she was selected to be one of the three nominees for the National Awards, carried out by the Ministry of Arts and Culture.
Goodbyes would exist not
Between us, Love,
Our souls have been moulded
For each other
Shaped to complete each other!
But then,
The wall that you have built
Between us
The wall upon which
You keep having me thrust myself
As if
You merely wish to see me
Hurt myself
Till I shall decide to move away,
Is made of clouds!
Clouds which shall melt
And flow,
As torrential downpours
Over our bodies
As we shall burn,
And consume of our connection
With enough passion
As to cause the Gods to blush,
And to gulp while trying to hide their joy!
Should you wish to see me move away
Know that I will do so
By choosing Death
And its stillness
As nothing shall give me my peace
Other than my place in your beating heart
As a crimson rose,
A sole one,
A unique one,
Which you shall heal and bloom
Into exquisiteness!
If you fear the mystical side of our existence,
Be calmed,
It is not the typhoon abashing upon us
It is, rather,
The lifeboat
Sent from the skies
To save us!
Without it,
We would be as futile
As are ants
On a living room table!
Mind me,
Love me,
The skies wish it be so
God’s wish
Need be always be treated
As divine orders!

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