Jasbir Chatterjee

Freshman - 995 Points (4 March 1966 / Delhi)

When Intimacy Changes into Indifference Poem by Jasbir Chatterjee

Time just flows past
And you never notice
Till subtle changes come bubbling to the surface;
When intimacy turns into indifference.

Time just flows past
And you never notice
Till your close friends just drift away;
When intimacy turns into indifference.

Time just flows past
And you never notice
Till people who supported you in tough times just disappear;
When intimacy turns into indifference.

Time just flows past
And you never notice
Till one’s cross feels too heavy;
When intimacy turns into indifference.

Submitted: Monday, May 25, 2009

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  • Gold Star - 19,313 Points Valsa George (1/22/2015 3:14:00 AM)

    It is so much of a pain when intimacy turns into indifference.... This change may not be sudden, but over the years there is a gradual dwindling of warmth in relations and we never notice it until all those dear ones who have been intimate once become quite cold and strange! Great write! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 25,676 Points Akhtar Jawad (4/30/2014 9:07:00 PM)

    I have taken this poem as a philosophy that can be generalized on the entire universe. Any thing or a person at a distance appears beautiful, but when it comes close enough we start watching the negative aspects of it. If it is merely a thing you can get rid of it, if he is a person having blood relation ship it is not difficult for you to ignore the negative aspects. The actual problem arises in the relations of two friends or that of a couple. If it is a friend you are shocked to loose him, but if he or she is your spouse you start regretting your past when he or she started coming in your life. If love is a true love, I mean acceptance of each other with not only the positive aspects but with the negative aspects, too, the indifference starts dying. The marriage is saved for the welfare of coming generations, a sacrifice, the climax of love. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,158 Points Tiku . (4/30/2014 6:52:00 AM)

    very nice.beautiful style.liked it. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 816 Points Leslie Philibert (4/30/2014 3:46:00 AM)

    Like the stanzaic balance and repeated mantra like last line (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Rosalyn Grohol (4/30/2013 10:31:00 AM)

    I feel the profoundness of this poem in the religious connection that it has to it. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Ellie- Daphne (5/1/2012 1:29:00 AM)

    expressing means dealing with it....................
    the next step is beyond these words

    keep on writing
    keep on living

    best wishes (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 8 Points Besa Dede (4/30/2012 11:37:00 PM)

    There are many other beautiful and positive things in life, that one should appreciate and enjoy. Cheer up my fellow poet, life comes with its pros and its cons. All we can do, is accept whatever comes our way and carry on.
    Nevertheless, this is a beautiful poem, technically written.
    ~Besa (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Himanshu Sanghani (4/30/2012 10:03:00 PM)

    I hope Jasbir you are coping up from that! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Roongratt Srimanchantha (4/30/2012 9:27:00 AM)

    When intimacy changes into indifference..oh so painful! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 6,272 Points Jayatissa K. Liyanage (4/30/2012 9:05:00 AM)

    Excellent thinking. Very true of life and it is well versed in to a poem. I really like it. Great. Keep it up! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 399 Points Rekha Mandagere (4/30/2012 8:34:00 AM)

    Well crafted poem. Thoughts are really inspiring! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Sandra Fowler (12/31/2009 3:56:00 AM)

    Musical sadness penned from the soul.
    Lovely work, Jasbir.

    Warmest regards,

    Sandra (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Raj Arumugam (5/30/2009 4:26:00 AM)

    true, insightful, sad...and the poem is so skilfully crafted...Beautiful. (Report) Reply

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