Nirmalendu Goon

(21 June 1945 - / Netrokona / Bangladesh)

What Sin Would Redeem Me

I have never tasted the fruit
of the forbidden tree,
I have been waiting. waiting.
like the sea that waits for the river,
or the river for the surging tide,
in the remote hope
that a feeling would curt up
from within the rocks
and set my heart ablaze with passion.

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