Treasure Island

indira babbellapati

(visakhapatnam, india)

' A Poem That Woke Me Up! '


I dwell
In the absence
You left behind

That absence occupies me

I dabble
In the silence
You fill me with

That's my silent connect

This heart
Still sings
The moonlight sonata of yore

That silent score sustains me

My breath
Still draws in
The perfume dabbed on this skin

That silently nurtures hope in me

Every night
I bury tear for you
In my heart

That quenches my heart's thirst

Submitted: Sunday, May 29, 2011
Edited: Sunday, September 30, 2012
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  • Aasiq the poet (11/15/2013 8:45:00 AM)

    he will definitely come oneday i am sure the hand tousled your hair still twitches for you...thanks indira for the melodious lines....atp (Report) Reply

  • Alexander Coppedge (3/26/2013 9:31:00 AM)

    You have a lot of sensitive feelings I feel you hold back on these concepts Afraid perhaps or not willing to share them Keep expressing yourself comfort start with one self (Report) Reply

  • Jasbir Chatterjee (1/9/2012 3:27:00 AM)

    Indira, this poems seems to keep you awake all the time...a queer kind of absence outside and the same thing within, silently shedding tears for it to fill up...I hope to God that the void is filled up very soon! (Report) Reply

  • Maria C. Costa (11/2/2011 1:19:00 PM)

    This is a heartfelt poem indeed. An absence that has triggered beautiful lines!
    May hope stay with you, and may real presence flood your heart and mind with happy threads! (Report) Reply

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