Yuyutsu Sharma

(5 January 1960 - / Nakodar, Punjab / India)

River At Night - Poem by Yuyutsu Sharma

Dark night
I cannot see the river.
I can only
hear it thundering rumble.
A water well explodes
enamored in the fleshy
clutch of fluffy
clouds, making a cave of this gorge.
Only fingers of the fireflies
illuminate its shape, the wild limbs,
as the river fumbles
curled around the hefty thighs of the night
to find a wink of sleep.


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  • Rajesh Sidhartha (11/26/2013 7:13:00 PM)


    Lovely, pure, heartfelt poetry from India's greatest poet. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, March 26, 2012



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