Amit Biswas

Rookie (6th January,1960. / West Bengal, India)

996: Pretentious Sunshine - Poem by Amit Biswas

You came as sunshine to my normal life,
Had not seen people closely of your type,
Bright my life became like never before, also wide,
Started doing things, had never done earlier right.

So momentary it was, never knew in advance,
That you had just a purpose in mind,
Never intended to stay beyond the grind,
But why did you promise me the contrary,

Sun rises everyday only to set again,
My sun had set, never to rise again,
My normal life was good enough, I never cribbed,
The darkness of the sunset has left me dead,

Lost even the moonlight I was blessed with,
Undermined the soft but steady against the bright.
What was my mistake, I just loved,
Realized pretension too late, after everything lost.

Professional help I had extended to many,
Pretension and favor was not required,
Why did you do this to me,
Have you ever inquired?


Comments about 996: Pretentious Sunshine by Amit Biswas

  • (5/15/2006 3:24:00 AM)


    lot of people touch our lives for a reason...its you needs to find out why you were given that moment...nalini (Report) Reply

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  • (5/14/2006 11:31:00 PM)


    other than the sun and the moon.. there are stars up there too.. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, May 14, 2006

Poem Edited: Friday, April 20, 2007


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