kanav justa

Veteran Poet - 1,531 Points (Shimla)

A Father Without His Son - Poem by kanav justa

whole his life in days of gloom
he smiled and got things right
but a picture hanging on the wall
is too much of a plight

the echoes of his sweetest voice
he hears in dreams at night
all his dreams he now recalls
to fill heart with false delight

and the sun has set for the final time
his son would never rise
a picture hanging on the wall
is engraved in his gloomy eyes

the memories of his only son
he holds them real tight
in the corner of a lonesome room
a father weeps tonight

Comments about A Father Without His Son by kanav justa

  • Edward Kofi Louis (2/2/2016 11:09:00 AM)

    Of a plight! ! And, with the echoes of life. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

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  • Abhilasha Bhatt (1/30/2016 3:50:00 AM)

    A very beautiful poem......every line in this poem is just full of emotions.....wisely narrated....thank you for sharing and for comments also :) (Report) Reply

  • Yash Shinde (4/1/2014 11:31:00 PM)

    the memories of his only son
    he holds them real tight
    in the corner of a lonesome room
    a father weeps tonight........its so poignant a story, beautifully narrated, makes you weep and thanks god for your parents and kin.......lovely write.........
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  • Savita Tyagi (3/20/2014 9:49:00 AM)

    There is nothing more heart breaking than father loosing his only son. Beautiful poem written with deepest emotions. (Report) Reply

  • (3/11/2014 1:34:00 AM)

    A Beautiful write from the heart.
    Thank you for your comment on mine.
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  • Shraddha The Poetess (3/2/2014 11:51:00 PM)

    omg....veryy veryy emotional write..................
    one of the deepest emotion...feeling of a father in this kind of situation...its not that much easy to pen it down..
    great work bhaiyaa.........
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  • Amitava Sur (2/26/2014 8:36:00 PM)

    Nothing in this universe can compensate his ruptured wounded heart.... a very poignant touchy write. My sympathy with that ill fated father (Report) Reply

  • Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon (2/23/2014 8:05:00 PM)

    Swimming in the sea of sadness yet surging with significant.Well done my friend. (Report) Reply

  • Kavya . (2/19/2014 1:12:00 AM)

    very emotional and touchy poem this is Kanav.............yes its really painful plight to be in this situation..........u have penned every line very beautifully, the images run in front of the eyes (Report) Reply

  • Noreen Carden (2/13/2014 9:21:00 AM)

    Hello Kanav what a beautiful poem of sadness and loss.It touches the heart and brings a tear to the eye
    Beautifully written and a great read I give it a ten
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  • Geetha Jayakumar (2/8/2014 11:57:00 AM)

    A very sad and moving write..The pain which a father feels for his lost son, you have penned it so well that each words are painfully poured out. Touching indeed. A Beautiful write Kanav. Loved reading it.
    I am just wondering, how come I missed this poem...
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  • Anthony Burkett (2/8/2014 10:51:00 AM)

    The unmitigated sorrow of this poem is almost too much to bear... extraordinarily genuine in its portrayal of grief… if sadness and despair was your aim… then you have most certainly achieved your goal… in spades… well written, Sir! (Report) Reply

  • Tristan Love-day (2/7/2014 2:04:00 PM)

    what a beautiful poem, so sad yet so beautiful, thanx for sharing it with meand everyone else, keep up the great work (Report) Reply

  • Lyn Paul (2/5/2014 7:57:00 AM)

    A lovely write, you give so much in your every word (Report) Reply

  • Bijay Poudel (2/5/2014 7:06:00 AM)

    The sadness increases as we read the poem and the last two lines give the concluding pang of sadness. (Report) Reply

  • (2/5/2014 12:43:00 AM)

    a picture hanging on the wall
    is engraved in his gloomy eyes
    beautiful lines!
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  • (2/4/2014 12:30:00 PM)

    Sad and extremely moving. One must go on.. You presented this lamentation extremely well (Report) Reply

  • (2/4/2014 1:10:00 AM)

    Very sad and touching indeed.....really touched my heart...........Kanav........feelings well portrayed......... (Report) Reply

  • Ruby Mostazir (2/4/2014 12:16:00 AM)

    in the corner of a lonesome room
    a father weeps tonight..... touchyyy!
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  • Michael Riley Shutt (2/3/2014 8:25:00 PM)

    I weep for much the same reasons, my friend.
    Peace to your soul.
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Poem Submitted: Monday, February 3, 2014

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