Pradip Chattopadhyay

Veteran Poet - 3,219 Points (28.01.1961 / Kolkata)


the girl lived downstairs
the boy two floors above
through me exchanged letters
of immature hearts in love.

he wrote:

can we meet love for a minute?

handed to me his secret chit
why I came down the girl only knew
his letter brought her a blushing pink hue!

quickly on that same chit
she scribbled a hand girly sweet

she wrote:

I would die to meet you just once
but today there hardly is a chance
papa hasn't gone to office
through this letter I send you my kiss.

I, love's tender messenger
went up with her love letter
as he read it heaved a deep sigh

at home, goddamned, why?

he wrote:

slip out when he sleeps at three
we meet under the mahogany tree
please love do this much for me
I beg you some minutes only.

thus rhymed two hearts' dancing beat
the boy was too young to fathom it
nothing though he could understand
yet faithfully he ran their errand!

Submitted: Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Topic of this poem: romance


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  • Gold Star - 10,094 Points * Sunprincess * (6/17/2014 11:59:00 AM)

    ........ohh this is so sweet....I hope they have a chance to meet under the mahogany tree....loved reading this one...adding to my favourites... (Report) Reply

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