Saket Srivastava


1000 Miles..! ! - Poem by Saket Srivastava

Five years ago
I left a place,
and came here
to live my life
in a different way
and yes in these five years
I have lived
soared free
and yet relished the bonds
But even today
whenever I'm alone
I miss that place.

The small house,
that we called home.
the narrow winding streets..
and the dingy alleyways,
where I'd spend my time
rushing through like a maniac
on my bicycle.
The familiar places,
and faces
that still shine in my dreams...
and the memories
that make my today.
I was a flightless bird,
adoring the clouds
wishing of touching them someday.
And then I came here....
had my tryst with destiny
that taught me,
that yes I've once lived a fairy-tale,
And even though
I live in today,
with dreams of future
my spirit soars high and free
in a place,
Thousand miles away.

Topic(s) of this poem: nostalgia


Poet's Notes about The Poem

This poem is dedicated to a place which for me is the best place in the world - Home - Samastipur

Comments about 1000 Miles..! ! by Saket Srivastava

  • Chinedu DikeChinedu Dike (6/25/2017 5:05:00 PM)

    Indeed, there's no place like home - 'sweet home.' Rich flow of nostalgic thought elegantly brought forth from the heart with conviction. Lovely poem. Thanks for sharing Saket. (Report)Reply

    Saket Srivastava(6/26/2017 1:13:00 AM)

    I am glad you liked it Dike :)

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  • Rini ShibuRini Shibu (6/25/2017 3:43:00 PM)

    Memories of lovely moments spend at home. ++10 (Report)Reply

    Saket Srivastava(6/26/2017 1:13:00 AM)

    Thank you :)

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, June 25, 2017



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