Shouvik Roy

Rookie - 3 Points (26th january 1992 / Kolkata)

The Lost Home - Poem by Shouvik Roy

I lost my home,
A home that was not mine;
A sweet and lovely home
A home so bright

The September breeze brought me there,
From a far distant land;
It took time to fall in love
With the home even loved by the ants

The day was her friend and the night was her wine,
Which I spilled on her womb
In the blue winter shine;
And which gave birth to warmth and rhyme

Her tainted, distorted skin showed
She was not a maiden, on them
Lovers of the past lay their marks;
The jealous me roared, 'She must be washed'

So the days passed me by
As I groomed her white,
She smiled and embraced me with love;
Her arms, perfumed and bright

But soon came the summer and I am away
Lone she was left behind,
Frantic for her face I come back running,
But in her arms a new lover I could find

I lost my home
A home that was never mine.


Poet's Notes about The Poem

This is a poem dedicated to my old flat which I left few months back...

Comments about The Lost Home by Shouvik Roy

  • Rookie - 182 Points Karen Sinclair (7/1/2012 5:50:00 PM)

    Gorgeous and so profound in inner meaning... (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 163 Points Meena Mustafa (6/25/2012 10:06:00 PM)

    Beautiful write. Great expression of words. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Anele The_african_son Potelwa (umbhali_wasembo) (6/25/2012 3:01:00 PM)

    Quite interesting, the deep insight within the words makes me want to think even more beyond this poem itself, very lovely....

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  • Gold Star - 7,678 Points Neela Nath (6/24/2012 10:15:00 AM)

    Metaphoric expression.Loved it. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, June 24, 2012

Poem Edited: Sunday, June 24, 2012


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