Amitava Sur

Bronze Star - 6,610 Points (20.01.1950 / Kolkata)

Black out

The sun has not risen today
The grasses did not have dews,
The flowers did not bloom today
Since they couldn't see -
My beloved's smiling face.

Moon is not casting
Any of her light today,
The stars did not arrive
To blink in the sky today.

The whole sky is covered
With a pitch dark blanket.
How can they celebrate
While the princess is deep asleep! !
Amitava (18.7.2014)


Submitted: Monday, July 21, 2014
Edited: Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Topic of this poem: grief

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  • Silver Star - 7,536 Points Geetha Jayakumar (8/2/2014 8:29:00 AM)

    Lovely poem for beloved princess...Beautiful flow of words, Heartfelt. Loved reading each lines... (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 17,093 Points Valsa George (7/23/2014 11:15:00 AM)

    Nature joins in your bereavement.....! A very moving write! ! (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 4,508 Points Tirupathi Chandrupatla (7/22/2014 10:28:00 PM)

    Princess is in her own world wishing well for all those who dwell here and to one in particular. Beautiful poem dedicated to the loved one. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 13,619 Points Roseann Shawiak (7/22/2014 1:55:00 AM)

    A poignant, melancholic poem that touched my heart deeply. Hoping you find your inner light soon, I don't like to see you so sad. Really great poem, Amitava. RoseAnn (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 10,411 Points * Sunprincess * (7/21/2014 7:22:00 PM)

    ...........very nice...hopefully the sun, moon and stars come out to play soon....and bring a smile to everyone's face....loved reading this one.. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 22,142 Points Akhtar Jawad (7/21/2014 2:19:00 PM)

    A wonderful write, a nice expression, a lovely poem. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 15,215 Points Deepak Kumar Pattanayak (7/21/2014 12:07:00 PM)

    Very touching indeed and so poignantly penned I am touched..........Amitavaji (Report) Reply

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