Treasure Island

Amitava Sur

(20.01.1950 / Kolkata)

Broken Wings


With bits & pieces step by step,
We've woven a happy small nest.
My beloved on this earth
Made it a small heaven - in fact.
We were Dancing, cooing & singing in nights
In side that cuckoo’s nest.
Life was flowing smoothly so nice,
Merrily … as the butterflies,
With colors & luster…it was so vibrant
And so happy were we.

A gusty storm in between,
Shook away in a gloomy day.
The lovely nest along with my love ….
Was brutally snatched away.
The heaven on earth what we made –
That paradise was lost as such.
With a wounded heart and the broken wings -
Now, I am deserted on a sandy bay.

Sitting alone on the river bank –
Saw the dying sun was setting down.
I saw a new piece of land -
Rising afresh on the river bed.
With the heavy heart, I could read =

Time and tide wait for none,
One will perish and other will come.

Submitted: Friday, October 04, 2013
Edited: Friday, November 22, 2013

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Amitava (4.5.2013)

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  • Roseann Shawiak (3/9/2014 3:36:00 PM)

    Simply profound and thought provoking, you have found your way through poetry!
    Totally love your poetry Amitava! You are another guiding light through sorrow's
    depths. Thank you. RoseAnn (Report) Reply

  • Romeo Della Valle (10/20/2013 9:18:00 PM)

    Awesome and Thought provoking! Your Broken Wings as different as mine as they may look, they are still Broken Wings patiently waiting to be healed! Well crafted and touching with a nice flow! 10+++ Well deserved! You have clearly shown to the Poetry World your Talent and sensitivity as a human being! Thanks for sharing and keep it up my dear brother and the Almighty Bless You! Peace and Love for always! Regards from New York City www.romeodellavalle.com (Report) Reply

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