Satish Verma

Gold Star - 53,811 Points (5-6-1935)

…… Distant Shores - Poem by Satish Verma

Twilight song of a cuckoo
taps the window softly.
Gothic tree and drooping sky
humble my thoughts.
Past was me.
I will know then
why your hills turned away my clouds
by shifting sands.

Was it a colossal guilt of tomorrow?
Which never wanted to become present
and enter my house.
But my memory was sharp
and days were numbered.

I wanted to invite the death discreetly
while praising the life and listening to birds
without dropping the history
from my crooked fingers.

Between yourself and myself
a sea was surreptitiously raging.
The waves were dividing the shores.


Comments about …… Distant Shores by Satish Verma

  • Subhas Chandra Chakra (4/16/2016 9:38:00 AM)

    I wanted to invite the death discreetly
    while praising the life and listening to birds
    without dropping the history
    from my crooked fingers.

    Between yourself and myself
    a sea was surreptitiously raging.
    The waves were dividing the shores.

    The two best stanzas I have ever come across...
    Loved them.
    Felt the inner sorrows of some separation...
    Deeply touchy and nice work Sir.
    Many thanks for the poem. It deserves 10.
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  • Bert Bell (10/11/2010 1:50:00 PM)

    Very nice indeed. Beautiful use of descriptive language and metaphor. (Report)Reply

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  • (8/12/2009 11:15:00 PM)

    wonderfully written, quite stimulating. Readers shall run out of words of praise, as each of your poem is a marvel.........pls read my poem called CAN I BE A POET TOO? (Report)Reply

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  • (1/9/2009 8:56:00 AM)

    Simply riveting. To think death discreet and wish its invite as such is beautifully said. Excellent. (Report)Reply

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  • (7/16/2008 9:52:00 PM)

    Varma ji, your poems are great. I enjoy reading them. Thanks and keep on writing. (Report)Reply

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  • (6/16/2008 1:57:00 AM)

    Great communion with nature! (Report)Reply

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  • (11/3/2007 11:35:00 PM)

    Verma dear, this poem caught my heart's attention. (Report)Reply

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  • (10/14/2007 11:46:00 AM)

    you're a stimulating writer.

    keep on
    SusxGLx
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Poem Edited: Tuesday, April 12, 2011


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