Amitava Sur

Bronze Star - 5,473 Points (20.01.1950 / Kolkata)

An Angel In The Night

In the misty moon -lit night an angel did alight
Peeped me through the window-
With my beloved holding tight.
She was smiling at me with a gleam in her face
Having a glowing ring all around her head.

I jumped up with a maddening joy -
And told her to come near me.
But with a majestic smile in her face
She was nodding her head, didn't move.
I asked her - 'then why my dear..... again to make me cry '!

She told me 'Oh' dear I also do cry and ought to be with thine
But the body what I left, can never get back again.
The angel brought me tonight to see you and say hello-
I was always yours and still I am thine'.

With a pool of tears in my eyes I waved my hands out,
The angel with a lovely smile started to fly -
Clasping you under her wings, saying good bye.

I sprang up in my bed, rubbing my tearing eyes
Still in a hallucination thinking where was I?
In the morning's soothing light - I looked up in the sky
I shouted with a cry 'Hey-I will come very soon -you wait for mine'

A white cloud was passing by -
Slowly away from my sight………
Amitava (20.01.2014) on my birth day today.


Submitted: Monday, January 20, 2014
Edited: Saturday, August 09, 2014

Topic of this poem: Love

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

On my birth day today, I'm missing my loved too much and this poem is dedicated on her memory

Comments about this poem (An Angel In The Night by Amitava Sur )

Enter the verification code :

  • Freshman - 1,208 Points Ken E Hall (7/29/2014 5:45:00 AM)

    Births anniversary brought you an angel so sad when one loses someone close...your saving star will join you together one day thats what I feel in this lovely poem...regards (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 15,891 Points Akhtar Jawad (7/10/2014 3:21:00 AM)

    I have read many poems on a birthday but this one is different in style. Although too late but I wish many more to lovely Amitava. I expect next time I shall read another beautiful poem from Amitava. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 123 Points Kirti Sharma (6/28/2014 12:29:00 AM)

    belated Happy Birthday sir...
    your work is really brautiful...
    each line makes the reader feel how much you are missin your loved one.. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 72 Points Yash Shinde (4/6/2014 9:52:00 AM)

    .this work reaches heart.and comes straight from your heart...........lovely descriptive write.......

    You may like- - Rosy lay (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 9,104 Points Roseann Shawiak (3/28/2014 1:34:00 AM)

    Amitava, beautiful, sad, some joy, all in one poem. Got a lump in my throat and tears in my eyes.
    Wanted you to be able to hold on to her, but the angel took her away from you again in your
    poem. Totally loved it, Amitava, it's a perfect 10. RoseAnn (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,897 Points Valerie Dohren (1/21/2014 1:02:00 PM)

    Very beautiful and poignant Amitava. Those of us who have lost loved ones can relate to this, yearning to see them again. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,032 Points Kanav Justa (1/21/2014 12:12:00 AM)

    this a beautiful poem, , , laden with emotions and your love for her even when she is not here with you, , , , great write (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 416 Points Shahzia Batool (1/20/2014 1:49:00 PM)

    Happy birthday, and i join Valsa ji in her wishes and prayers...the poem has a deep touch of nostalgia...the lines added in quotation marks are adding a dramatic element into this passionate write up! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 12,010 Points Valsa George (1/20/2014 9:50:00 AM)

    Amitava, first of all let me wish you a very Happy Birthday and a year ahead of joy and success in whatever you undertake!

    This write has really touched me.... I can feel your pain and your sense of loneliness! Be comforted at the thought that at least in your dream, you got a glimpse of her! By next birthday, may someone come into your life to give you cheer! ! (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,032 Points Noreen Carden (1/20/2014 4:18:00 AM)

    A really lovely poem with a sad story to tell The angel brought me this night to see you and to tell i was always yours and still i am thine. A very emotional poem lovely to read (Report) Reply

Read all 13 comments »

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. रंजानाय फैगौ, Ronjoy Brahma
  2. Alone, Edgar Allan Poe
  3. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  4. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  5. If, Rudyard Kipling
  6. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  7. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  8. Raising boys, christina hodges
  9. Death Be Not Proud, John Donne
  10. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe

Poem of the Day

poet Li Po

Amongst the flowers I
am alone with my pot of wine
drinking by myself; then lifting
my cup I asked the moon
to drink with me, its reflection
and mine in the wine cup, just
...... Read complete »


Member Poem

poet Marvin Brato Sr

New Poems

  1. T i m e of D e a t h..., Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR
  2. The Struggle To Stay Alive, Shalom Freedman
  3. Don't Call Terrorist -Jihadist, Aftab Alam
  4. Aristotole's Abstract Acrostical {X 1 to.., Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR
  5. '' O '', Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR
  6. Paris Will Never Be The Same, Alan W. Jankowski
  7. Actions Speak Louder Than Words, Alan W. Jankowski
  8. Grandpa, Alan W. Jankowski
  9. Happiness And Purpose, Alan W. Jankowski
  10. MY OATH DUE TO YOUR LOVE., Changez Ndzai
[Hata Bildir]