Last Night Poem by Vikram Seth

Last Night

Rating: 4.2


Last night your faded memory came to me
As in the wilderness spring comes quietly,
As, slowly, in the desert moves thew breeze,
As to a sick man, without cause, comes peace

[Original: Urdu, Translated by: Faiz Ahmed Faiz]

COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Vipins Puthooran 18 June 2012

/but memories are not habitual/....nice! ! !

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Ramesh Rai 17 July 2013

cool.beautiful n soothing

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Tsira Gogeshvili 14 March 2012

Inspiring spring mood...10.. ts.

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Rajnish Manga 22 October 2017

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Aniruddha Pathak 05 December 2019

Thanks dear poet Rajnish Manga, for providing the original. With it the appreciation is all the better.

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Nabakishore Dash 01 July 2022

Congrats dear seth for this extraordinary poem.

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Chinedu Dike 01 December 2021

Beautiful poem nicely put together......

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Alexander Zingman 30 November 2021

This poem's lines touched my heart, really amazing lines

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David Wood 30 November 2021

Very delicate and soothing.

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Vikram Seth

Vikram Seth

Kolkata / India
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