Vikram Seth

(20 June 1952 - / Kolkata / India)

Promise - Poem by Vikram Seth

I will be easy company; the blur
Of what I longed for once will fade to space.
No thought that could discomfort you will stir.
My eyes will painlessly survey your face.

Comments about Promise by Vikram Seth

  • (1/28/2016 11:18:00 PM)

    very nice n powerful////// (Report) Reply

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  • Palas Kumar Ray (10/10/2008 1:11:00 AM)

    I too can relate to this poem.
    I think there will be many who would relate to this poem.
    In the trails of life things move on the way when you feel it be necessary.
    A blured faced.
    Void of emotions.
    Ignoring the past,
    Don't ask me either.
    Promises need be made to self.
    simple matter of realisation,
    Just can't be explained.
    Beyond grades.
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  • (7/19/2007 5:38:00 PM)

    self effacing, and non-intrusive, a state of witness, great thinking, Vikram. (Report) Reply

  • (3/24/2005 7:32:00 AM)

    I relate to this significance is very personal. It has successfully articulated the way i felt in a particular situation in the past. Thank you Vikram. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003

Poem Edited: Wednesday, March 14, 2012

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