poet Bijay Kant Dubey

Bijay Kant Dubey

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The Dark Daughter

The Dark Daughter
The dark daughter, dark not, but beautiful,
Call her not dark,
As she dark not, my dark daughter,
Dark you, dark the world, the tales of Creation,
Dark, dark is Kali,
Not only you.

Dark daughter, you not only dark,
Dark the world and the tales of it,
Dark the Creation
And the tales of it,
The Light coming out from the Womb of Darkness
And shining upon.

Dark daughter, dark you not,
Dark the Creation and the tales of it
Shrouded in myths and mysteries
And miracles flashing upon
To dawn.

Dark dark, dark you not,
Dark is Kali, the Mother Goddess,
Dark the things of the world and the Creation,
Dark daughter, dark is dark,
Let it be, ravel them not
As they will continue to be in future.

None has laid them bare,
None has ever untangled,
Let them be,
You my daughter, dark daughter,
Dark but lovely
For one's own papa,
Not of any different papa,
Only mine, mine only.

Dark is dark, let them be,
Dark and puzzling
As the mystery of the Creation is,
Dark is not only dark
But beautiful too.

Dark you, Dark the Goddess,
Dark the world,
The myths of the Creation,
The ways of life and the world,
the coming and going of man,
What is dark, let it be, my daughter,
Dark but lovely,
Innocent and ignorant of.

O, dark is dark not, dark is beautiful
And I seeing the replica,
The Dark Leg of Kali
In the silver anklet,
Telling me the tales of Jogahdya-Uma, Sati-Savitri,
Shiva with the dead body of Uma
In a remorseful mood and disconsolate!

Dark daughter, dark you not,
Dark the world,
The mystery of the Creation,
Dark, dark in this dark and wide world,
You not only dark,
But dark is Kali, dark the Womb of Creation.

Poem Submitted: Tuesday, August 6, 2013
Poem Edited: Thursday, August 29, 2013

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  • Aarzoo MehekAarzoo Mehek (7/6/2020 4:07:00 AM)

    Dark is beautiful there is a sort of mystery to it. Loved the way you explained it in this beautiful poem.

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  • Ravi Kopra (4/15/2020 10:00:00 PM)

    meri kaali bitiya
    tu kaali nahin, tu sundar hai
    main kali nahin kahun ga tumain, meri bitiya
    tu kali to duniya bhi kali hai
    duniya ki srshti kali hai
    keval tu hi nahin kali
    kali devi bhi kali hai

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  • A B Faniki (9/1/2019 6:51:00 AM)

    Intriguing poem I have pick bit n pieces of beautiful images of a dark daughter.Thanks for sharin

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  • manoraj (6/24/2018 2:15:00 AM)

    its really really good to read,

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  • Narayanan Kutty PozhathNarayanan Kutty Pozhath (4/29/2018 3:09:00 AM)

    The poem is trying to explain to dark daughter.

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  • Jaya Agarwal (2/8/2018 6:43:00 AM)

    A beautiful poem titling dark daughter: dark is dark

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  • Kumarmani MahakulKumarmani Mahakul (11/15/2017 10:40:00 PM)

    It is really a beautiful poem in darkness having stunning expression and nice collocation. There is beauty in darkness, without darkness there will no contrast in whitness. Dear Bijoy sir, you have nicely inscribed here. Let it be quoted some lines...
    Dark is dark, let them be,
    Dark and puzzling
    As the mystery of the Creation is,
    Dark is not only dark
    But beautiful too.
    Thanks for sharing.10

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  • Dr Dillip K SwainDr Dillip K Swain (11/2/2017 5:04:00 AM)

    But dark is Kali, dark the Womb of Creation...A great piece of work..Enjoyed it dear poet..! !

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  • Solomon NjokuSolomon Njoku (9/11/2017 2:47:00 PM)

    dark dark dark you not so emotional and great explain of color dark. dark is attitude not a color only.

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  • Upendra Upm (2/9/2017 11:53:00 PM)

    I remember having read uncles Tom Cabin by Harriet Elizabeth Beecher Stowe when I was 12 year old.
    There should be a voluminous poem version of that theme. Your poem is a ggod beginning .Please keep it up.

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  • Bharati NayakBharati Nayak (12/4/2015 1:15:00 AM)

    Dark daughter, dark you not,
    Dark the world
    The mystery of the creation,
    Dark, dark in this dark and wide world,
    You not only dark,
    But dark is Kali, dark the womb of creation.- - Such a lovely and beautiful picture! .The dark daughter will surely dazzle herself.- - - - - - - - - 10

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  • Abaka Blessing AnastasiaAbaka Blessing Anastasia (10/30/2015 7:08:00 AM)

    dark daughter, dark not, i called her dark not.......................i hope the dark will dark not. paint the world with ur lovely lines. keep written.

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  • Shanike Sydoney PalmerShanike Sydoney Palmer (7/9/2015 2:09:00 PM)

    we reflect the colors we see. i hope your light will overpower this darkness.

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  • Roop Rekha BhaskarRoop Rekha Bhaskar (7/4/2015 12:15:00 AM)

    Color is only as we see it. when everything around becomes dark then what we see as dark is the only light. I like it, perhaps because i am dark.

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  • Abdulrazak AralimattiAbdulrazak Aralimatti (3/31/2015 6:32:00 AM)

    Great work indeed. True love sees nothing but only humanity.Loved reading it.

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  • Gajanan MishraGajanan Mishra (8/6/2013 8:34:00 AM)

    right, color no matter, it is humanity, it is kindness, it is goodness that matter.
    I invite you to read my poems and comment.

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