Geetima Baruah Sarma

(April 26,1969 / Assam, India)

Horizon


Strolling on the sandy beach,
Enjoying the cool gentle breeze,
I looked at the people around.
Little children built sand-castles,
Young couples sat close together,
Elderly people enjoyed the waves.
My eyes fell upon a pair
A grandchild and a grandfather,
Talking and munching ground-nuts.
One rising sun, the other setting.
Miles apart, yet, both rising and setting
At the same place - the horizon.

[Published: 13 August 2011 in 'feelings' column of 'Horizon', the Saturday supplement of 'The Assam Tribune']

Submitted: Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Edited: Tuesday, January 22, 2013

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  • Jesus James Llorico (10/20/2013 7:47:00 PM)

    A wonderful verse, you can feel the moment in slightest
    detail, the sweet, nostalgic feeling of seeing both generation
    in the same horizon. Beautiful. (Report) Reply

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