Treasure Island

Syed Ahmed Shah

(03-08-1960 / Guwahati, Assam, India)

Memories Between Two Mirrors


'No pain is permanent, only their memory is....' (Song of Mon Fokeer)
When I was young and uneasy
I used to play this irritating game...
I used put my face between two mirrors
And tried to count the images
Till my eyes ached and
I could not hold the mirrors steady anymore...
It was a plain stupid experiment
As I learnt from my physics teacher years later...
'One cannot count infinity, you dummy! '
Now I am trying to remember
My memories of you
Placed between two mirrors....

© Syed Ahmed Shah, Bokultol, Guwahati.

Submitted: Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Edited: Wednesday, June 11, 2014

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