Savita Tyagi

Winter Afternoon - Poem by Savita Tyagi

In snow-covered backyard, garden is without bloom,
Lonely is my heart and silence pervades the room.

Wind is forgetful today,
Who is to knock on door?

Lost in their own thoughts,
Frugal is leaves' communication.

Time is in prison today, hourglass broken.
The bird is caged in here, emotions fenced.

Hearth is cluttered
And burned out is fire.

Dancing shadows of yonder land
Upon television zoom.

But fail to breathe life
In dead-still room.

Yet the crisp cool richness of afternoon
Invites me calmly-

Come! bathe in my hue for once
‘Cause I am part of your life!

Topic(s) of this poem: nature, winter

Form: Free Verse

Comments about Winter Afternoon by Savita Tyagi

  • (5/3/2018 3:17:00 AM)

    Iam not getting required poem (Report) Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • Kumarmani Mahakul (10/28/2017 9:50:00 PM)

    This is so beautiful poem on nature and winter having haunting expression and nice diction. Alive depiction. Let me quote...
    Time is in prison today, hourglass broken
    The bird is caged in here emotions fenced
    Hearth is cluttered and fire burned out
    Dancing shadows from yonder land
    Beaming upon television
    Breathe not life in still room
    Yet the crisp cool richness of afternoon
    Invites me calmly...
    Thanks for sharing this gem.10
    (Report) Reply

    Savita Tyagi (10/29/2017 4:59:00 PM)

    Thank you so much for your kind remarks.

  • Bri Edwards (9/19/2015 10:06:00 PM)

    my favorite lines are, perhaps, the first two and the last two.

    The bird is caged in here emotions fenced................ here or her............ i honesty don't know! a well-placed comma would help me. :)

    this poem is very unique (for me) so far. i would not write like this probably, but I like it! i won't try to explain.

    though i don't know for sure what is being said, and it has (very) little rhyming, and NO humor/humour, i am still compelled to add this to MyPoemList.

    bri :)
    (Report) Reply

Read all 4 comments »

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

Poem Submitted: Sunday, January 13, 2013

Poem Edited: Monday, October 30, 2017

[Report Error]