Jasbir Chatterjee

Gold Star - 8,017 Points (4 March 1966 / Delhi)

A Cloud Of Rain - Poem by Jasbir Chatterjee

A dark cloud of rain
drifted into my life
And for some time,
I felt good, happy...
I no longer felt lonely.

I thought life would go on happily
In one long, long stretch of time...
But when the cold, harsh
winds of change started blowing,
The cloud of rain
had to drift away...

Life is still going on
In one long, long stretch of time...
I am not lonely.
I can't say I am sad or unhappy.
But you have left a void
That would take me
a long, long time to fill.


Comments about A Cloud Of Rain by Jasbir Chatterjee

  • Tribhawan Kaul Tribhawan Kaul (7/12/2016 2:49:00 AM)

    Sentiments beautifully echoed in this metaphorical poem. (Report) Reply

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  • Chinedu Dike (5/26/2016 2:50:00 AM)

    It would be an existential absurdity to conceive of life without 'ups and down'. Insightful depiction of disappointment in the bliss of love ❤ elegantly penned from inner recesses of the heart. Thanks for sharing Jasbir. Please read my poem POETIC MASTERPIECE. (Report) Reply

  • Unnikrishnan E S (5/2/2016 11:44:00 AM)

    Yes Jasbir, the void left by love and the loved ones is hard to fill! Nice poem. Thanks for sharing. Do keep writing. (Report) Reply

  • Subhas Chandra Chakra Subhas Chandra Chakra (4/15/2016 1:27:00 AM)

    Life is still going on
    In one long, long stretch of time...
    I am not lonely.
    I can't say I am sad or unhappy.
    But you have left a void
    That would take me
    a long, long time to fill.

    A nice poem talking of ups and downs, meetings and partings.
    Well furnished, a very touchy poem.
    Thanks. (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis Edward Kofi Louis (4/11/2016 5:02:00 AM)

    I no longer felt lonely. Nice work (Report) Reply

  • Ency Bearis (4/5/2016 7:09:00 AM)

    Nice metaphor and well presented, thanks for sharing (Report) Reply

  • Mohammed Asim Nehal Mohammed Asim Nehal (2/4/2016 9:38:00 AM)

    Time heals all the pains and with time everything gets settled. (Report) Reply

  • Aabid Masroor Aabid Masroor (1/28/2016 5:49:00 AM)

    Nice poem.but u have left void... (Report) Reply

  • Neela Nath Das Neela Nath Das (10/26/2015 12:34:00 AM)

    Very nice poem.This loneliness of mind for someone we love is unbearable.Only time can heal this pain.Loved reading. (Report) Reply

  • Bharati Nayak Bharati Nayak (9/23/2015 11:40:00 PM)

    A wonderful poem.Life is never a straight line.It is full of ups and downs.Yes, time heals the voids and new hopes appear on the horizon.Thanks for sharing this beautiful poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rajpal Singh Rajpal Singh (8/30/2015 2:43:00 AM)

    A note of bereavement is expresses at the ending lines, the positive hope is adorable which reflects in the opening lines. A heart felt expression. (Report) Reply

  • Akhtar Jawad Akhtar Jawad (5/13/2014 1:14:00 AM)

    Time is the best healer, lovely poem. (Report) Reply

  • Yash Shinde Yash Shinde (4/25/2014 8:22:00 AM)

    A realistic view of life, .............at times we feel vacant, a sudden feeling of loneliness overtakes us............
    Not necessarily palpable, but it eats away from within......................
    A true n lovely write (Report) Reply

  • Nic Jennings (2/18/2014 8:01:00 AM)

    This poem took my breath away, expressing so appositely my current state. So glad to have found it as it has helped to clarify my thoughts, thank you Jasbir. (Report) Reply

  • Leslie Philibert (2/15/2014 10:19:00 AM)

    Like this, but I think the imagery (wind, rain etc) is stereotyped.... so OK, but nothing much new. (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George Valsa George (10/21/2013 6:11:00 AM)

    In life, it is quite natural to experience a kind of vacancy at times! But such an void will soon be filled by something quite engaging! Be hopeful! A very realistic description of life! (Report) Reply

  • marvin brato (2/15/2013 3:34:00 AM)

    Very profound sentiments about life became whne a loved one left! (Report) Reply

  • Rajnimila Rajnee (2/15/2013 3:33:00 AM)

    life alone is not loneliness and unhappiness, but the feeling of void- simply understood. touched withing the self. Great piece! (Report) Reply

  • Ken E Hall (1/7/2013 11:55:00 PM)

    Feelings gone with the wind I'm sure the void will be filled soon with your luvli poems...regards [ luvli is how Yorkshire people say it.] (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh Rai Ramesh Rai (10/16/2012 3:54:00 AM)

    really a poignant write. deserving, magnificent. excellent...... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, January 31, 2006

Poem Edited: Tuesday, January 31, 2006


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