Saheb Mohapatra

Gold Star - 5,063 Points (21-01-2003 / Odisha, India)

If The One I Love Goes Before My Eyes... - Poem by Saheb Mohapatra

If the one I love goes before my eyes
And I as well get drunk on grief,
Shall fade away our sweetest lies
Or shall my heart get broken into briefs.
But these smithereens of my heart will freeze
With the strands of tears and stagnant shrieks,
And I know someday these tears shall please
The lightless days of my ending weeks.
The days of sweetness shall once be over
And too our yearnings, hopes and dreams,
No man on earth shall live forever
And all shall be not what all do seem.
.......So lets all be now smitten to our woes,
.......And wait forever for what our life shows.

Topic(s) of this poem: life and death

Form: Sonnet


Comments about If The One I Love Goes Before My Eyes... by Saheb Mohapatra

  • Jazib Kamalvi (9/21/2017 11:50:00 AM)


    A nice poetic imagination, Sahib. You may like to read my poem, Love and Lust. Thanks (Report) Reply

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  • (10/25/2015 3:46:00 AM)


    Sad theme.
    Excellently expressed. You are so young and yet so sage.
    Congratulations, young poet, the best is yet to come.
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  • Valsa George (10/25/2015 2:03:00 AM)


    Death is an inevitable reality of life! Whether we like it or not, we have to accept it! Yet the death of those who are close to our heart make us drunk with grief! Great poem for your age Saheb! (Report) Reply

    Saheb Mohapatra Saheb Mohapatra (10/25/2015 2:18:00 AM)

    Thanks a lot......

  • Akhtar Jawad (10/24/2015 8:42:00 PM)


    A beautiful poem describing human sentiments............................................10 (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis (10/24/2015 1:11:00 PM)


    Our lives should be framed with the works of love. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Sanjukta Nag (10/24/2015 10:03:00 AM)


    A wonderfully written poem on the philosophy of life and death with wisely chosen words. Great work Saheb. (Report) Reply

  • Abdulrazak Aralimatti (10/23/2015 8:05:00 AM)


    Verily, joy and sorrow are the pillars of life....10 (Report) Reply

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (10/23/2015 7:27:00 AM)


    Days of sweetness come and go away. Happiness does not last for long. Sorrows too do not last for long. Wise poem shared really on life and death topic.....10 (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, October 23, 2015



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