Mamang Dai

NO DREAMS - Poem by Mamang Dai

The days are nothing.
Plant and foliage grow silently,
at night a star falls down,
a leopard leaves its footprints.

The wind blows into my eyes
sometimes it stirs my heart
to see the land so plain and beautiful.

If I sit very still
I think I can join the big mountains
in their speechless ardour.

Where no sun is visible
the hills are washed with light.
The river sings
love floats!
love floats!
But I have no dreams.

Comments about NO DREAMS by Mamang Dai

  • Chinedu Dike (2/27/2018 8:16:00 PM)

    Sad introspection written with clarity of thought and mind. Very heartfelt. Thanks for sharing Mamang. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, February 24, 2018

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