Theme: Awareness

Evening Light

by Gopal Lahiri
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Someone is taking me to the blue sky, up and away,
to forget the promise of the endless summer,
the last aroma erases the face in the mirror.
White clouds sketching the rare moments of clarity,
like a filter, everything else is vanishing in the blue,
for an early morning flight, the music of the birds
going deeper in a slow pace and dissolves into despair.
Stand for a cause or just play with the mothballs
the turbulent river once forgotten; now rising inside,
reveals the sense of the place and the layers of history,
scenes have been set aside, left behind long ago.
Never be sure what you are just going to get,
not flames or fireworks displays are made equal,
all the cracks and edges glitter in the evening light.

25-Jan-2014

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Comments on this Poem

Comment Well said, Kaushik. Thanks a lot.

gopal
29-Aug-2014 12:48 PM

Comment That the poem reveals, so much are there dipped inside an evening only a poetic vision can dig those out .

kausik bhaduri
29-Aug-2014 12:28 PM

Comment Mohini. I really appreciate your thoughtful observations.

gopal
08-Feb-2014 10:22 AM

Comment Liked the lines " Stand for a cause..." creating awareness .....reminding the past history ..invoking to rise like rising river from inside ...liked the expressions ...loved the nature images .. ....loved the beautiful pic too ..Thanks for sharing sir . Best wishes. :)

Mohini Gurav
07-Feb-2014 09:27 AM

Comment Thanks Seshu for your kind words.

Gopal Lahiri
27-Jan-2014 10:27 AM

Comment Wonderful reflections and image. Masterful depiction of nature's glory in human insight that gels well.

Seshu Chamarty
26-Jan-2014 23:03 PM


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