Amitava Sur

Gold Star - 22,493 Points (20.01.1950 / Kolkata)

But I Know - Poem by Amitava Sur

I not know exactly
How much I love you,
But I know that in no way
I can't be without you.

Cannot think, cannot sink,
Neither I can deal without you.
Can advise, can think for others
But cannot do any good of me without you

This much only I know and can say,
Simply in an unbiased way
That I loved you, love you and I will -
Go on loving you.

Though I not know exactly,
Why do I love you,
But I know that in no way
I cannot be without you.
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Amitava.(10.10.2017)

Topic(s) of this poem: love

Form: Free Verse


Comments about But I Know by Amitava Sur

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (12/1/2017 10:13:00 AM)


    Though I not know exactly,
    Why do I love you,
    But I know that in no way
    I cannot be without you..........these lines show the depth of love of a person like you. The immense and fathomless love doesn't allow separation of two hearts. Beautifully crafted poem shared amazingly. Thank u dear Sur for sharing this here.
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  • Shahin Latif (11/5/2017 10:43:00 AM)


    Lovely Creation. I like to read it. Thanks a lot. Be well always. (Report) Reply

  • Arnab Kumar Roy (10/23/2017 7:11:00 AM)


    Simple, yet beautiful in its own way. (Report) Reply

  • Robert Murray Smith (10/17/2017 11:46:00 PM)


    Love cannot be analysed. Neither should it be.10

    Robert Murray Smith
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  • (10/17/2017 9:09:00 PM)


    Totally want you to know you have my heartfelt congratulations, Amitava! ! You deserve every bit of it, your poetry is the essence of your being for sure. RoseAnn (Report) Reply

  • (10/17/2017 9:05:00 PM)


    An absolutely beautiful poem straight from your Bohemian heart, strumming the heart strings of every woman who reads it, dreaming of a love like you have portrayed in your poem. Fantastic portrait of your love, Amitava! Thank you for sharing. RoseAnn (Report) Reply

  • Jeanette Telusma (10/17/2017 7:36:00 PM)


    A superb write lies here... I enjoyed each line. Sometimes, there's no explanation. for love... it simply is. Congratulations..... by the way, beautiful imagery. (Report) Reply

  • Lyn Paul (10/17/2017 4:42:00 PM)


    Beautiful write and picture. The last verse just says it all. (Report) Reply

  • (10/17/2017 2:44:00 PM)


    Love is a very fickle deity that breathes the most powerful of all human emotions..good poem.. (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis (10/17/2017 2:01:00 PM)


    That i love you. Thanks for sharing this poem with us. (Report) Reply

  • Anil Kumar Panda (10/17/2017 8:11:00 AM)


    This is awesome drop about love. Though you feel the sting in your heart you can't leave it. You can't be either in this side or that. Nice poem. Congrats. (Report) Reply

  • Savita Tyagi (10/17/2017 8:05:00 AM)


    So good to read your heartfelt poem on front page. Congratulations Amitav Sur. (Report) Reply

  • Subhas Chandra Chakra (10/17/2017 7:54:00 AM)


    Her love is your past, present and future.
    You defy your existence without her.
    Nice work.
    Congrats for POTD.
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  • Tom Allport (10/17/2017 6:29:00 AM)


    a beautifully written poem of togetherness that sounds like it is for ever and ever? ..........well penned Amitava (Report) Reply

  • Michael Hopkins (10/17/2017 6:01:00 AM)


    Very touching and heartfelt poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rini Jerry (10/17/2017 4:16:00 AM)


    Splendid piece of love... Congratulations for poem of the day.. Well deserved (Report) Reply

  • (10/17/2017 3:08:00 AM)


    Why do you love her?
    Why you cannot live without her?
    How do you show your love to her?
    You must have liked her before you started loving him?
    No?
    Tell us what is so special about her?
    Can you tell how you feel with her?
    You use the word love 5 times in your 4 stanza poem.
    The more you use it, the more love you have for her,
    is that the way you think.
    You cannot sink. What does it mean?
    No other word to rhyme with think?
    What dealings you are doing
    that she is not dispensable?
    What do you advise?
    Tell us something more.

    Love poetry is not easy to write.
    Just few rhyming words and
    keep on saying love you love you
    does not make a poem worth reading.
    Do you read any good poetry?

    I see you have quiet a few admirers.
    Perhaps they can help you with critical comments.
    Is it your time pass (as they say in India!) ?

    Tell me what love poems have you read
    except the poems posted here by the members
    who also say the same: I love you, Iove you
    I cannot live without you....
    There are so many bollywood Indian songs
    Can you translate some of them into English
    to show how song writers express love in lyrics?

    Not criticising you or your love poem,
    just trying to tell you that you can do
    a much better job if you ponder over some of the questions
    I asked and incorporate your answers in you next poem(s) .

    Good luck. Have fun.
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  • Bharati Nayak (10/17/2017 2:15:00 AM)


    Congratulations for being selected as the Member Poet of the Day. (Report) Reply

  • Bharati Nayak (10/17/2017 2:13:00 AM)


    Love is an enigma. It is ever a puzzling question when there are thousand others, may be more beautiful, more intelligent or more kind, why the beloved holds all attention and life seems meaningless without him/her.A fine poem expressing a lover's heart where true love sparkles. (Report) Reply

  • Bernard F. Asuncion (10/17/2017 1:37:00 AM)


    Such a lovely poem, Amitava.... comgrats for beimg chosen...10+++++ (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, October 14, 2017



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