Indranil Bhaduri

Rookie - 144 Points (Kolkata, India)

A Painter's Dream - Poem by Indranil Bhaduri

It was midnight as I painted
The voluptuous figure of a long-haired woman,
Calmly lying on her death-bed with closed eyes,
Trying to remember her days of lost love,
With a cute smile on her face.
My coloured brush was sweeping on the canvas
As I heard an unknown tune of music,
Trying to speak to me in the hours of melancholy.
I questioned myself with a loud scream,
Seeking to know the painting's story,
Vigorously trying to reach the yellowish pages
Of the undefined epic that was in the making!
My search was in vain
‘Cause the answers never arrived,
As I splashed the colours
Like a lunatic soul, sinking in the days of anarchy!
Suddenly I heard the screech of an unknown bird,
Blurting out in agony,
Making me come to a standstill.
And then, I viewed in my dream canvas,
The real face of the dumb lass
Struggling in hard times to hold me tight,
Trying to embrace me once again
In her future birth,
Taking a silent oath to be together,
And thereby leaving a lonesome soul
During the grim hours of darkness
In this crooked world.

Copyright © 2012 Indranil Bhaduri


Comments about A Painter's Dream by Indranil Bhaduri

  • Gold Star - 5,219 Points Rajesh Thankappan (1/16/2015 9:26:00 PM)

    So sad to see the love die a silent death! I also invite you to read my poem ' The painter's work' whenever you find time. (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 15,771 Points Ramesh Rai (10/21/2014 9:57:00 PM)

    A beautiful with soothing and imagery expression. Love your ink.10 (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 9,942 Points Amitava Sur (6/7/2014 1:13:00 AM)

    A lovely imagery with the illusion...... (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 30,130 Points Akhtar Jawad (5/21/2014 11:46:00 AM)

    Lovely imagination and a lovely poem. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 30,672 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (5/11/2014 9:43:00 AM)

    The poem has wonderful imagination and circumstances explained in detail. experienced as good. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 122 Points Yash Shinde (4/5/2014 10:48:00 AM)

    ..a classic portrait of
    dreams and illusions............ (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 420 Points Shania K. Younce (3/18/2014 8:24:00 PM)

    This poem has wonderful imagery. Bien! (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 824 Points V P Mahur (3/13/2014 8:52:00 AM)

    Dear Indrani,
    Your poem is full of sorrowful note
    deep agony is appearing like a movie.
    Great effort.

    I invite you to read my poems and tell something about them.

    You can Try this one:

    'Spring Tells'
    The clear sunny spring
    Is now approaching
    Leaving behind
    The severity of
    The shivering cold sting
    The leaves and flowers
    Are appearing
    With a sweet smiling
    ...........................
    .............................
    Thanks! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 163 Points Meena Mustafa (2/26/2014 7:41:00 PM)

    A very descriptive write... thanks for sharing (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,300 Points Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon (2/24/2014 7:13:00 AM)

    A passionate poetic portrait of dreams and desire! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 17 Points Crystal Conrick-knight (2/9/2014 10:09:00 PM)

    wow that was intense. I like the twist of writing its similar to my own. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 4,663 Points Patricia Grantham (7/25/2013 2:56:00 PM)

    Painting a picture of a woman lying on her death bed must have been
    a very eerie task to do. I cant imagine this being an easy for at all for the painter.
    It takes a very artistic person to carefully transfer brush strokes to canvas in a setting
    like this. Was this someone an object of his affection? Very thought provoking. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 799 Points Yasmeen Khan (7/12/2013 9:21:00 PM)

    The dream is painted in dark and grim colours very poignantly. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Sun Shine (7/12/2013 12:40:00 PM)

    homework shows through.nice (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 5 Points Rituparna Sen (6/23/2013 11:28:00 AM)

    Awesome composition.. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,796 Points Wahab Abdul (5/20/2013 10:23:00 AM)

    lovely..thoughtful and artistic.too..love it (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 7 Points Neethu Prasanna (3/16/2013 12:23:00 AM)

    Oh Excellent! ! ! ! Top marks (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 740 Points Kaila George (1/11/2013 1:14:00 AM)

    He was pouring his heart out onto the canvas...how wonderful. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Www. Poemhunter.com/m-d-dinesh-nair-2 (1/9/2013 7:05:00 AM)

    Precisely well crafted and endearingly expressed. Mr Ken E Hail`s confusion could have been averted if you had written a small note beneath the write. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 25,160 Points Valsa George (1/9/2013 2:57:00 AM)

    How sad she is bidding goodbye, leaving a lonesome soul behind! Poignant in theme and rendition! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, September 15, 2012

Poem Edited: Thursday, September 20, 2012


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