Palas Kumar Ray

Rookie - 326 Points (20-05-1963 / India)

Forbidden Love - Poem by Palas Kumar Ray

Before the clock was set to count our smile
Together we traveled. We traveled for a mile.

Before the clock was set to count our tear
We traveled for a mile before no one could hear.

Before one could even stare, we could only see
through each other's eyes beneath the lonely tree.

Face to face we sat, eye to eye would state
hand to hand would walk, soul to soul would mate.

Back to back we sat, far afar would stare
ear to ear would sing, song to song would fare

What we would not say, we could only hear
We could only feel, what we would not fear.

Before the clock was set to count our bygone day
We would travel in morrow, we would together play.

Before the clock was set to count our unheard prayer
We would together pray, we would together share.








© Palas Kumar Ray.All rights reserved. 

Topic(s) of this poem: love


Comments about Forbidden Love by Palas Kumar Ray

  • (5/11/2009 8:43:00 PM)


    each sentence is glaring at you like a leader, wondefully ryming with the rest.well conceived and executed. nice words.love this poem
    surya
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  • (3/2/2009 10:41:00 AM)


    Amazingly penned poem (Report) Reply

  • (2/28/2009 6:44:00 PM)


    beautifully penned...thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Glenn Mark Amor (2/28/2009 9:03:00 AM)


    Ah... Beautiful poem.. I like it. Thanks for sharing! (Report) Reply

  • (2/20/2009 10:14:00 AM)


    I can never decide whether its more of a pleasure or privilege to have the opportunity to read your exemplary work! Forbidden Love is one of my favorite poems written by you, for its a poem from a heart for a heart. The rhythmic flow of these beautiful lines somehow manages to encompass your thoughts into a naturally surreal realm, pausing the flow of time, perhaps even seeking it backwards. The poem never seems to end and your unique writing style just makes it seem to repeat itself with more beauty, more music, more love each time its read. Please continue amazing us with your works.

    A truly impressed friend and inspired poet
    Kanishk
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  • (1/13/2009 11:34:00 AM)


    there z certain rhythmic flow to forbidden love... (Report) Reply

  • (11/22/2008 10:35:00 PM)


    very good verses indeed...poems get that divine shine when they flow naturally out of a painning heart...a melodious sad song...10 (Report) Reply

  • (11/16/2008 10:18:00 PM)


    Beautiful, both knew they were one before the clock was set, time goes on forever
    we are here for a brief time. It is hard to wait for the appointed time to recieve the gift of Love... I do love the way you have written this poem....10
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  • Indira Renganathan (11/15/2008 3:55:00 AM)


    Love in decent verses...your presentation is really superb..great Palas (Report) Reply

  • Sarwar Chowdhury (11/12/2008 9:00:00 AM)


    Really a great piece dear bro...

    E N L I G H T E N E D!

    10++++++++

    (my new- 'Royal bengal tiger'.
    Aj apnar pic dekhlam biography te. amar face shap er sathe onek mil achhe! wooo!)
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  • Ramesh T A (11/12/2008 1:42:00 AM)


    Indeed heart to heart you share love only with your dear one! (Report) Reply

  • (11/10/2008 8:26:00 AM)


    To touch souls with another human being is a rare and wonderful privilege.
    Beautiful poem.

    Always your friend,

    Sandra
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  • (11/9/2008 3:46:00 AM)


    I really like the way this one is written....great story, great lines and a great flow...nice work (Report) Reply

  • (11/8/2008 10:19:00 AM)


    A beautiful love story!
    Enjoyable to read as the 'picture' unfolds.
    We travel many miles in a lifetime finding ourselves and those we come to love.
    Well done.
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  • Rm. Shanmugam Chettiar (11/8/2008 2:01:00 AM)


    A nice well structured, well rhimed poem delicately telling about the forbidden fruit. marks 10 (Report) Reply

  • (11/7/2008 2:04:00 PM)


    This is a poem with real depth and it is written with a sincere, desperate, piercing love that shines through the rhyme. Terrific poetry. (Report) Reply

  • Dorothy- A. Holmes (11/3/2008 10:02:00 PM)


    Hello Palas,

    I don't get the sense, from the poem, that this love shared is forbidden...it seems warm and beautiful...but I'll read it again. 10 just the same!

    Dorothy
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  • (11/3/2008 9:22:00 PM)


    PALAS, TWO HEARTS TRULY BLENDING, TRULY SHARING AND IN TUNE SHOULD NOT BE FORBIDDEN. BEAUTIFUL WORK. LOVE IS THE MUSIC OF AND IN THE UNIVERSE. IT IS REAL BUT DUE TO SO MANY NEGATIVE FACTORS, IT REMAINS A MYSTERY, SADLY, TO SO MANY. SHALL READ MORE. THANK YOU. CAROL (Report) Reply

  • (11/3/2008 7:23:00 PM)


    ohhhh! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! this is the best thing i have read today.......lovely work.....well done! ! (Report) Reply

  • (11/2/2008 1:12:00 PM)


    Very beautiful words Palas, a lovely poem with a great ending, best wishes, Andrew (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, November 2, 2008

Poem Edited: Friday, June 6, 2014


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