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Places

I am not a beach person
I am for the rapids, the waterfalls and the mountains.
I like far away, offbeat places
Places that have nothing to offer to the tourist soul
Nothing that would mean anything in whatsapp statuses and Insta Posts

I like places that don't call out for attention
Nor grudgingly even,  acknowledge my presence.

Raging hearts roaring and clouds tearing up
Peaks that pierce the silences of the skies
And moss and lichens glazing the sides.

Unrepentant,  unperturbed,  dangerous
Let me be and leave me alone kind of places

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