ANJALI SINHA

* To Eve With Love *

The sea is tranquil, as we speak
And the stars, have greater skies to seek
The glassy stream quivers to the breeze
But the tormented Swan, murmurs her pleas

As I hold you, tottering in the ward
The saints and moralists, clash on their own accord
And as the lush green of spring lies in wait
The dark hills of winter gives up its gait.

When you are asleep during night,
Lying robed, in snowy white
The dry leaves upon your falling light
Float up and down, like the rise and fall of morn
And another day, the sun adorns.

Who is this? And what is here?
I cannot stop, this thermal noon
Of chemo drips and laser rays
Buzzing in the hospital room
How can I tell, those southbound swans
That they must remain
In the lighted palace of royal terrain.

I cannot, the refescent sun to pause
And dress my wounds, of sins with gauze
It hurts me when, in the white curtain, to and fro
I see the gusty shadow, sway so slow
You silently breathe, while I exist in gloom
With this frigid heap of stones,
Hoping, that red roses, mushroom and bloom.

On a long journey, even the straw is heavy,
I cannot stop, the truculent floods or quakes
Nor hold the ululating storms at bay,
Our lives move, whilst yours rests in waiting wings
For closure of all mortal, earthly things.

Although I know, your prison is a holy graph
And your departure tears my heart in half
The morning sun, never lasts the day
We learn, that one thing ceases and another one starts

And adieu for evermore.

(This poem I dedicate to all those who succumbed to Cancer)

Anjali
11th March,2011

Poem Submitted: Thursday, March 10, 2011
Poem Edited: Thursday, March 10, 2011

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  • Howard The Motivational Poet SimonHoward The Motivational Poet Simon (5/24/2015 12:36:00 PM)

    A towering tender tribute from the pen of a great poet. (X2)

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  • Shania K. YounceShania K. Younce (3/28/2014 7:49:00 PM)

    This is a beautiful poem. I had an uncle who did have cancer. He pulled through it. Then it came back. He pulled through again. He hasn't said about it lately. I just hope everyday that any-one who has cancer is doing well. Bien!

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  • Dr John Celes (9/2/2012 3:38:00 AM)

    a lovely write dedicated to cancer-struck patients.what can one do except PRAY!

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  • Saint CynosureSaint Cynosure (6/30/2012 6:41:00 PM)

    You know...I just love it.

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  • Issam Hal (6/19/2012 3:40:00 PM)

    hi my lady so great to read this beatiful lines and missed your style

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  • Randy Hogan (6/18/2012 5:21:00 PM)

    Writing with love truely sraight from the heart so beautiful.
    ~*~ Randy

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  • Saadat TahirSaadat Tahir (6/1/2012 6:11:00 AM)

    beautiful and lovely write as usual....

    we miss you a lot....come back write more..
    and

    blessed be

    sat

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  • Sharad JunejaSharad Juneja (4/20/2012 9:00:00 AM)

    words are meant to be used beautiful

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  • Leslie Alexis (heaven Is My Home) (7/25/2011 10:12:00 PM)

    The poem is very touching!

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  • Alok Singhal (3/18/2011 7:22:00 PM)

    Well penned and wonderfully articulated... Still taking in the feelings that the poem stirred in me...

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  • Dr Hitesh Sheth (3/18/2011 6:56:00 AM)

    Your beautiful flow of imaginary and poetic words has created poignant yet touching atmosphere here.
    You have depicted the plight of cancer patients.
    The scourge of cancer is still devouring a part of humanity and that includes young and old both.
    Once again beautiful poem and you deserve 10 for that.
    Keep up the Good Work

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  • Sanjib Das (3/16/2011 1:18:00 PM)

    You can conquer the cancer through your poem/
    You are the against the great terrorist/
    Cancer-----Cancer
    You get the blessings of the hearts
    Who are in Heaven with God


    with love,
    your sanju

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  • Mohammad MuzzammilMohammad Muzzammil (3/15/2011 12:02:00 PM)

    Nice to read. I think it is one your good poems.

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  • Dr G.K parganiha (3/14/2011 5:16:00 AM)

    I hope we will be reading more of your lovely work.

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  • Dr G.K parganiha (3/14/2011 5:12:00 AM)

    Hi, Anjali good to have you back on this forum after a really long time, very lovely and emotional dedication.A+++++

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  • Howard The Motivational Poet SimonHoward The Motivational Poet Simon (3/12/2011 1:17:00 PM)

    A tender tribute bursting with beauty. Well done dear Anjali. Welcome back my friend! 10/10

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  • Dr Hitesh Sheth (3/10/2011 8:55:00 AM)

    After a long time you have posted this poem. Now dont stop this flow coming

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  • Dr Hitesh Sheth (3/10/2011 8:53:00 AM)

    Your beautiful flow of imaginery and poetic words has created poignant yet touching atmosphere here.
    You have depicted the plight of cancer patients. The scourge of cancer is still devouring a part of humanity and that includes young and old both.Once again beautiful poem and you deserve 10 for that. Keep up the Good Work

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  • Abhay Vignesh LAbhay Vignesh L (3/10/2011 3:44:00 AM)

    great work...keepup the good job....10+++

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  • Abhay Vignesh LAbhay Vignesh L (3/10/2011 3:43:00 AM)

    Great poem..Lyrical exuberance quite evident .....well penned....and at the same time a poem with apurpose...Keep up the good work.

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