Amitava Sur

Gold Star - 9,361 Points (20.01.1950 / Kolkata)

An Angel In The Night - Poem by Amitava Sur

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………
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Amitava (20.01.2014) on my birth day today.



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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 An Angel In The Night by Amitava Sur

  • Bronze Star - 2,279 Points Stephen Katona (3/20/2015 2:58:00 PM)

    I would love to read 'An Angel in the Night II by Amitava Sur' in which Amitava talks and laughs with his beloved angel and sees no distance between them anymore. Perhaps you might feel able to write such a continuation after reading 'Death is Nothing at All' by Henry Scott Holland. I hope reading it brings you comfort and joy. (Report) Reply

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  • Bronze Star - 2,968 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 - 28,248 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 - 127 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 - 122 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

  • Gold Star - 9,361 Points Amitava Sur (4/4/2014 11:15:00 AM)

    Thank you respected poets for liking the poem (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 19,764 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

  • Silver Star - 3,487 Points Valerie Dohren (1/21/2014 1:03:00 PM)

    Oh, meant to say hope you had a great birthday, and many happy returns. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,487 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

  • Gold Star - 14,297 Points * Sunprincess * (1/21/2014 12:26:00 AM)

    .......I LOVE THIS POEM! ! ! .....you penned it so beautifully...adding to my favourites... (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,064 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

  • Freshman - 745 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 - 22,256 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

  • Veteran Poet - 1,716 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

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 20, 2014

Poem Edited: Saturday, August 9, 2014


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