Sanjukta Nag

Gold Star - 21,168 Points (05-07-1992 / India)

He Barks Like A Bird - Poem by Sanjukta Nag

My snowball-like puppy barks like a bird,
Whenever that sparrow enters my window
Like a sudden sunray of winter.
She perches on a luminous spot
To sing him the sweetness of nature, that
She composed when dawn kissed her feathers.
He rhythmically stirs air with his thin white tail,
And concentrates hard on imitating
The morning song of that little sparrow.
Days walk like this on my room
Resonating with their twittering symphony.
Now I think, maybe it's not only a music lesson
But a chapter of learning the secrecy of flying.
‘Cause yesterday afternoon I dreamt,
My puppy flew out of the open window
With his two new glittering wings of sparrow,
Singing the brightest song of freedom.

Topic(s) of this poem: animals, freedom, song

Form: Free Verse

Comments about He Barks Like A Bird by Sanjukta Nag

  • (11/11/2015 8:38:00 PM)

    An enjoyable write, thanks for sharing (Report) Reply

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  • Kumarmani Mahakul (10/29/2015 1:37:00 PM)

    Thrilling expression. Beautiful and enjoyable poem. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Vishal Sharma (10/29/2015 1:36:00 PM)

    you are the queen of metaphors over here your poetry tells truth and they are pious god bless u sanjukta...!! (Report) Reply

  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (10/26/2015 12:52:00 PM)

    A poem that liberates from traditional thinking and enters our body like morning freshness....Metaphor in your poem is brilliant, My puppy flew out of the window is amusing line which took this poem to a different level altogether.................Loved it SN. Rating u know... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, October 26, 2015

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