Swatimalya Chattopadhyay Poems
|2.||My Favourite Sundays||7/29/2012|
|4.||Universal Mothers (A Son's Tribute)||4/30/2017|
|5.||In Fond Remembrance Of My Father||6/25/2010|
|8.||Queen Of The Kingdom||5/31/2010|
|9.||I Can Feel||6/15/2010|
|10.||Shattered (?) Dream Of A Budding Poet||6/14/2009|
|14.||Dreams And The Reality||8/27/2009|
|18.||Woes Of A Working Woman||7/12/2009|
|19.||A Daughter's Gratitude To A Loving Mother||6/11/2009|
A Daughter's Gratitude To A Loving Mother
I can renounce all worldly pleasures
To strengthen our bond
Your love, care and concern are my treasures
Which precipitate a coating around
This makes me impervious to malignities outside
All my sufferings get alleviated
When you sit beside.
It reminds me of the school days
When on return throwing the bag,
I would cuddle you for long
And seek shelter in your lap.
From the juvenile to maturity
At the life's vertical shaft
You have shouldered all the burden
To hold me aloft.
But the law of eternity
Will not allow this pair of ...
Dreams And The Reality
(The poem is dedicated to Dr.Subhendu Kar, the great poet, who in a way has been my mentor, as he constantly inspires me to write.I am deeply indebted to him for his valued suggestion and the theme of the poem has been an offshoot of his poem Curve of Meaning) .
Like 'Crest' and 'Trough'
of an alternating current
or a sound wave,
the rise and fall of
dreams and the reality
but sometimes with some aberrations.