R.K Das

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Nostalgia - Poem by R.K Das

Stubborn nostalgia
Pricks and makes my soul bloody
Like thorns of a red rose
Making so to a tender palm.

Today, the shelter-home and
The familiar street look deserted
And the cuckoo sings hoarse.

Inadequate monsoon
Gets wayward and lost
In cups of tattered foliage.

My sky, stars, clouds
And my earth shamed
And shocked by an untimely
Autumnal nudity.


Comments about Nostalgia by R.K Das

  • Srijeeta Manna (11/6/2012 7:06:00 AM)

    the best part is...it is very well tiltled. (Report) Reply

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  • Yash Shinde Yash Shinde (10/25/2012 4:35:00 AM)

    so beautifully written I like the last stanza............really beautiful..I can see the imagery you used distinctively..loved your style (Report) Reply

  • Persian Khushi Persian Khushi (9/20/2012 6:53:00 PM)

    nostalgia... a yearning for what seems lost... (Report) Reply

  • Shivani Yadav Shivani Yadav (8/3/2012 2:19:00 AM)

    Today, the shelter-home and
    The familiar street look deserted
    And the cuckoo sings hoarse.....these lines are just awesome! loved it! (Report) Reply

  • Vipins Puthooran Vipins Puthooran (7/30/2012 1:54:00 AM)

    //In cups of tattered foliage//
    'tis a pleasure to read this line! ! ! ! ! !
    An' a beautiful poem! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Anne P Murray (ladeeanne) Anne P Murray (ladeeanne) (7/18/2012 8:02:00 AM)

    Great expression of thoughts. Well written and touching (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh Rai Ramesh Rai (7/6/2012 5:07:00 AM)

    Nostalgia expressed through this poem is outstanding. last stanza is brilliant. (Report) Reply

  • Neela Nath Das Neela Nath Das (6/22/2012 9:35:00 PM)

    Very melancholic tune.In Tagore's expression-Hetha noy, hetha noy, onyo kotha, onyo konokhane.Superb! (Report) Reply

  • Besa Dede Besa Dede (6/22/2012 8:00:00 PM)

    Very thorough description! Nostalgia has spread her wings all over this poem of yours! Well penned!
    Regards,
    ~Besa (Report) Reply

  • Payal Parande (6/20/2012 1:41:00 PM)

    and you call me sensitive..................very well written....keep of the good work sir...u r the good writer indeed (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George Valsa George (6/20/2012 12:29:00 AM)

    Meancholic and poignant....Let the autumnal nudity be replaced by vernal plenitude! ! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, June 19, 2012



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