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When Horizon Closes In - Poem by R.K Das

I have touched the horizon,
And it no more recedes
Rather it closes in
And in a rare gesture
Hugs me with the warmth
Of a frosty December.

When my shadow gains dimension,
And I distinctly listen to
The perennial echo
Of a familiar lullaby,
Echoing softly in my ears
Like the falling of a baby step
On a sandy carpet.

I have touched the earth and the sky
With my bare hands
And strangely, no more
Can I differentiate the hue
Of the rising and setting sun,
For they look so similar
Against a similar sky.

I have seen roses
Changing their colours,
Winds their directions
And poetry its emotions
From sonnets to elegy.

Lo!
There is unusual greenery
At the neighbouring graveyard
And I can now recite
My epitaph and give music to it
Like an accomplished musician.


Comments about When Horizon Closes In by R.K Das

  • Rookie - 0 Points Varna Soyakaze (6/21/2012 5:42:00 AM)

    A poem with a wonderful inner sense (Report) Reply

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  • Silver Star - 4,010 Points Valerie Dohren (5/20/2012 5:16:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem, with great expression of the sentiments it is meant to convey. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 93 Points Payal Parande (5/19/2012 7:11:00 AM)

    you can't learn to love, it happens, you can't learn to feel, you'll feel it
    and perfect use of words makes you a great poet.....................keep on writing sir................good luck (Report) Reply

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Poems About Elegy

  1. 1. When Horizon Closes In , R.K Das
  2. 2. A Letter To Love. , CHINWENDU IBEH
  3. 3. Fighter , kassem oude
  4. 4. The Catastrophe , Jr. Cuyam
  5. 5. The Green Grass Of Your Home... , RIC S. BASTASA
  6. 6. Oh God , Satish Verma
  7. 7. Prophet's Voice , starseven0 starseven0
  8. 8. A Reading Of Modern Indian English Poetry , Bijay Kant Dubey
  9. 9. My Father Told Me Strictly (My Moral Dut.. , Bijay Kant Dubey
  10. 10. A History Of The Ancient World , Morgan Michaels
  11. 11. Not Forgotten Or Passed Over , gershon hepner
  12. 12. Mag Die Kinder Mehr Als Mein Leben , starseven0 starseven0
  13. 13. Let Us Take Jayanta’s The False Start , Bijay Kant Dubey
  14. 14. Death Of A Crow , Suchoon Mo_
  15. 15. Recipe Me , Subroto Chatterjee
  16. 16. An Elegy , Dr Kamran Haider Bukhari
  17. 17. I Was Really Amazed By Aparna Sen's Eleg.. , nimal dunuhinga
  18. 18. Like A Chinese Lantern , Satish Verma
  19. 19. Chidioch Tichborne (1558-1586) , Francis Duggan
  20. 20. The Machinist , Windsor Guadalupe Jr
  21. 21. Porno Star , Joseph Narusiewicz
  22. 22. Here Lies Papa , john chizoba vincent
  23. 23. The Histrionics Of Arvind Kejriwal, A Gr.. , Bijay Kant Dubey
  24. 24. Epitaph Iii - Parody Chidiock Tichbourne.. , Jonathan ROBIN
  25. 25. Darkness Lighted Upon , Anuradha Datta
  26. 26. The Search After Happiness. A Pastoral D.. , Hannah More
  27. 27. Butterflies , Fawziyya Abu Khalid
  28. 28. The Rose In The Churchyard , Gerry Legister
  29. 29. Flower Of The Bastions , Emmanuel George Cefai
  30. 30. Criticality , Satish Verma
  31. 31. Edida , Edward Kofi Louis
  32. 32. A Veiled Mind , M.D Dinesh Nair
  33. 33. Ears Of Corn , gershon hepner
  34. 34. Ras Koh Has Died , Muhammad Shanazar
  35. 35. On The First Anniversary Of Nuclear Expl.. , Muhammad Shanazar
  36. 36. The Animal Farm Of Old Oleans Improvis.. , Lee B. Mack
  37. 37. The Lonely Doll , Kristen Brown
  38. 38. An Elgy Allegro , Kevin Patrick
  39. 39. Margrit's Words....Addressing Jim , James B. Earley
  40. 40. Upon Outing My Friend As An Optimist , Sonny Rainshine
  41. 41. Arrogant Curves , Satish Verma
  42. 42. Under The Covers , Satish Verma
  43. 43. The Truth In Thomas Gray , Francis Duggan
  44. 44. Goodbye Mother , john chizoba vincent
  45. 45. A.Blok, To Yury Verkhovensky - Translati.. , Lyudmila Purgina
  46. 46. Common Feel , Sadiqullah Khan
  47. 47. Pains , john chizoba vincent
  48. 48. In Search Of Peace , Satish Verma
  49. 49. Autumn , Ray Lucero
  50. 50. Just Before The Air Went Radioactive Again , Patrick White
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