Raju Baruah

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***the Last Leaf Of My Lonely Night*** - Poem by Raju Baruah

I climbed with a candle
To see the ray of your eyes

No doors were open
Not even a window

The lock
Which I have lost the key was dancing with a smile
In that lonely night

I have lost the roots
I have lost the rout

The leaves of memory were falling beside like a
threads less kite
No one is there to picked up
Not even me

I am in search of your eyes
Where i kept my broken ships

The soundless sound of melancholy
The string less guitar of your heart
The trembling lips of wind
Gradually swallowed me up
Like a python of the dark

With a solitary bee
Under a solitary tree
I buried
The last leaf of my lonely night.

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  • (4/15/2010 6:18:00 AM)

    Intense imagery and the theme of the lonely night are beautifully portrayed. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, February 15, 2010

Poem Edited: Saturday, April 10, 2010

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