Aparna Chatterjee


Street Light - Poem by Aparna Chatterjee

The street light
Looks at me
Eye to eye
And asks:
Is your mind
Brighter than me?

Of course not
I say.

You do your
Duty diligently
Silently, not a
Word of grudge
Not a look of
Dissent, I see.

And me?

I huff and puff
At every duty
Given to me.

How can my
Mind surpass
The supreme
Intelligence,
The pristine
Brightness
Of thee?



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Comments about Street Light by Aparna Chatterjee

  • (4/18/2012 12:15:00 PM)


    I also like your art of reviewing. Thank You :) (Report) Reply

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  • Bharat Mehru (4/9/2012 5:18:00 AM)


    I like this introspection and the superb art of saying. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, April 7, 2012

Poem Edited: Sunday, March 15, 2015


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