Anirban Dasgupta

Rookie (21/10/1977 / West Bengal)

For You Jack

Poem by Anirban Dasgupta

We will never see you again
Floating into darkness
Staring into the night
Counting one minute more
No one to break the silence
No warmth to break the ice.

The dry lips trembling to speak
The stiffen fingers kissing each other
The cool wind dancing around
. Teasing the dying lovers.

That was the first time we saw
The colour of true love
That was the first time we perceive
The strength of true passion
The “king of Love” standing apart in the “ocean of secret”
-Filling the emptiness through emotion.

The giant is sinking behind with all its glory
The old couple had slept forever
Thousands of hearts are craving for life
The dark night smiling heavily with a cruel flavor.

But there you are-one of the thousands
To smile back at the destiny –singing the song of love…
“Don’t give up Rose when there is a glimmer of a chance”
a moment of dream, inviting love and perfect romance.

Jack makes us cry, Jack makes us laugh
O’ the night would stop and we will laugh and cry and laugh.
More sweet more dangerous.
The cool wind, the dark night, breathless silence
They all witness the sage-
God of death was shoot that night, by a trembling bow-
Three simple words of love-‘never let go’.

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  • Asma Bahrainwala (6/12/2007 11:30:00 AM)

    wowww! ... this one's amazing... thats my one of my favorite scenes in the movie... nice to read a poet's response to it... n i like the way u hv woven a few catchphrases from the movie in your poem...


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Read poems about / on: romance, silence, destiny, wind, dark, passion, strength, ocean, night, rose, smile, song, dream, death, time, love, god, kiss, dance, sleep

Poem Submitted: Thursday, November 25, 2004

Poem Edited: Friday, April 16, 2010