Times Two Wear Hard On Me - Poem by Aniruddha Pathak
No doubt you promised, assuring me
You’d come, still, lost I was awaiting—
One, ship-wrecked for a rescue mid-sea,
But seldom can words give fair inkling.
Fearless brave oft live thru times of scare,
Worried was I what if you can’t come—
The world’s full of trouble from nowhere,
What if changed mind sets you off my dome?
I thence lapsed into what when you leave,
If at all or when you’d come again,
Worse it was than death, scarce you’d believe,
And e’er since, a wreck I am in pain.
Times only two wear hard upon me,
Ere you come and it’s time to leave me.
One lost in love gets lost in thoughts waiting for his beloved
who was expected as per a meeting date fixed earlier. The
sonnet is set in nine syllabic anapaest metre, not the usual
- Sonnets | 02.08.14 |
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