Bhupen Randeria

(Playa Del Rey, California, USA)

Time - Poem by Bhupen Randeria

The sun went down - a blaze of light
As twilight ushered in the night.
The moon arose - a silvery glow.
Stars came out across the sky.
I saw a ray of light
In the darkness of my sleep.
Was it a dream or reality?
I heard a whisper, a whisper in my ear.
Somebody came closer to my ear with bright eyes and smiling
Hey, son! What shall I give? Quick was the answer.
"Time?" he laughed and laughed!
Why so, my son? was the whisper.
When I was born, I was behind,
When I am talking to you, I am far behind!
I try and try again, to catch up with the time.
No matter how hard I try
Or desperate I become, time is always the winner!
So give me time I always will cherish, even though I die.
Time is eternal! The human race will pass away,
But time is here to stay!


Comments about Time by Bhupen Randeria

There is no comment submitted by members..



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Read poems about / on: son, time, moon, light, dream, sleep, sky, sun, night, smile, star



Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 2, 2003



Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
  10. Television
    Roald Dahl
[Report Error]