Naman Kusum Bhatnagar
The day our paths crossed, I had no inkling that my heart would stumble and fall headlong into the abyss of love. I was content knowing you belonged to someone else, for it meant our friendship would remain unscathed. But fate weaved its web of irony, and as I got to know you better, love quietly tiptoed into my soul. It was a silent thief, stealing away my heart, despite my resistance and the absence of any desire for a romantic entanglement with you.
I kept my feelings concealed, never daring to utter a word, as you were committed to another. Yet, destiny intervened once more, untangling the threads that bound you to him. Now, in the wake of your newfound freedom, my heart yearns to shout from the mountaintops that you are my world. But I am aware of the lingering remnants of affection and tenderness you hold for that man, and it leaves me torn and uncertain.
I find myself at crossings, unsure of the path to heed. I attempted to evade your presence, believing it would safeguard my heart, but instead, I found myself succumbing to love's enchantment not once, but twice. The echoes of my desires resonate within, longing to be heard and acknowledged, yet restrained by the complexities of our situation.
Every day, I grapple with the unspoken words that flutter in my chest, seeking release. I am entangled in a web of emotions, my heart torn between the honesty it craves and the fear of jeopardizing our endearing connection. The delicate balance between friendship and love hangs in the balance, lurching on the tightrope of destiny.
As the sun sets and forms a warm glow upon the horizon, I am left pondering the choices before me. Should I risk it all and confess my love, knowing it may alter the fabric of what we share? Or should I silently adore the moments we spend together, floundering in the dawn of your presence, even if it means squelching my adoration eternally?
These questions swirl in my mind, intertwining with the memories of our laughter, the unspoken secrets we've shared, and the unbreakable bond we've forged. Love, elusive and beguiling, has ensnared my heart in its tender embrace, leaving me vulnerable and exposed.
In the depths of night, when the world is shrouded in silence, I find solace in the whispers of my heart. They speak of a love that knows no bounds, a love that defies logic and reason. And though uncertainty clouds my path, I hold onto the flickering hope that, in time, love's true course will reveal itself.
For now, I tread softly, cherishing each stolen glance, each shared smile, and every fleeting touch. I navigate the labyrinth of emotions with caution, hoping that one day, the stars will align, and our hearts will find their way to each other, guided by the pull of an undeniable, everlasting love.
By- Naman Kusum Bhatnagar