Govinda Krishna Chettur

(24 April 1898 - 03 Mach 1936 / Madras (Chennai) / India)

The Net Of Memory - Poem by Govinda Krishna Chettur

I cast the Net of Memory,
Man's torment and delight,
Over the level Sands of Youth
That lay serenely bright,
Their tranquil gold at times submerged
In the Spring Tides of Love's Delight.

The Net brought up, in silver gleams,
Forgotten truth and fancies fair:
Like opal shells, small happy facts
Within the Net entangled were
With the red coral of his lips,
The waving seaweed of his hair.

We were so young; he was so fair.


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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 6, 2012

Poem Edited: Friday, April 6, 2012


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