Theme: Love

Shadow of Love

by Gopal Lahiri
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Set in that does not, a shadow rehearsing
With the images in the mirror,
A sharply drawn sketch
Pitch in the wind followed by whisper,
Eyes seek shelter in laser like focus.
Long fingers, lean arms in a balancing act,
Favourite colours are brown and grey
Only small talks and stale words,
Memories of past resurface,
Love is now a non-existent punctuation.
The tall candle burns quickly,
Can’t wait to get past midnight,
A thin film of dust removed from the glass
Outside, the moon needs tending
On a rough windy nights.

14-Feb-2014

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Comments on this Poem

Comment Mohini- I really appreciate your wonderful words.

gopal
15-Jun-2014 09:30 AM

Comment .Good read...so very true memories resurface leaving the impact on mind and soul ...loved the line "Love is now a non-existent punctuation" ..wonderful poem

Mohini Gurav
13-Jun-2014 01:46 AM


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