Neela Nath


Shadow Me


Shadow me oh my
Dark emotion.
Shadow me all the way!

Shadow me to rock
In cradle heart,
To sway and just to sway!

Shadow me as a
Shady love tree,
In my hot, scorching day!

Shadow me must in,
Middle of night,
Like a gleaming pure ray!

Shadow me, shadow,
My foggy love,
Shadow wild me to tame.

Shadow to follow
My every step,
Shadow me in each poem!

Submitted: Tuesday, July 03, 2012
Edited: Thursday, July 05, 2012

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  • Allemagne Roßmann (7/17/2012 11:46:00 AM)

    Shadows do not rock the craddle when it is heart.My dear heart does not need shades or shadows.Heart is indefatigable.Its better to wish heart her job best to pump blood to the brain in.Anything more risks a collapse where the sustenance is always a bloody tenure.Its better not to make perjury to heart.Love should be the normal oscitance of heart that goes through spontaneous phases.But a heart i do not know why is subjected to be broken everytime.A person defying could appear well pulchritudinous.So let the rheum of blood flow like the rhythm of poetry.It will guide you its own way.Whoever comes in between i can say people are not meant to be forever. (Report) Reply

  • Babatunde Aremu (7/11/2012 6:46:00 AM)

    You are good in the use of imagery in a simple and easily grasp tences. I like your poems. I also need a shadow in all I do. Great mind. (Report) Reply

  • Thomas A Robinson (7/6/2012 6:00:00 PM)

    A wonder poem about a poets relationship with their muse(dark emotion) and the magical inspiration that evolves into poetry. (Report) Reply

  • Kasia Fedyk (7/4/2012 2:49:00 PM)

    Oh how beautiful Nilakishi, it is so tender and subtle I can feel its cradle in this amazing poem. Thank you! (Report) Reply

  • Dr.subhendu Kar (7/4/2012 12:38:00 PM)

    let brims of love lay back reeling in cocoon
    as art of love lies in concealing love, elation of heart sighs of relief beneath shadow,10+++, thanks for sharing (Report) Reply

  • Unwritten Soul (7/4/2012 11:10:00 AM)

    Living in the shadow, stay in dream...but in this dream, i stand on my shadow...shadow of me, shadows me
    in line, in poetry, your words shadow me hahahhaha, nice poem with a good flow Nila, keep good happy n mystery in one poetry LOL_Unwritten Soul (Report) Reply

  • Kamal N. Baruah (7/4/2012 2:27:00 AM)

    Wow.. Fabulous :)
    Shadow me now
    In Ur feelings
    And bestow me now
    D power to feel
    D feelings of ds shadowik heart :) (Report) Reply

  • Shouvik Roy (7/4/2012 1:20:00 AM)

    shadow me till the end of time... :) i love it, this is really crisp and sharp...kudos.. :) (Report) Reply

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