Indranil Bhaduri

Rookie - 145 Points (Kolkata, India)

An Addict's Dream - Poem by Indranil Bhaduri

It was midnight hours as he laid,
Listening to the clock which just struck twelve,
Rolling over the dirty floor
With ever intense pain,
Bitten by the poisonous sting of darkness!
Life had almost come to a standstill
With loneliness unbound
And his solitary soul cribbed,
Searching for a different path
To hastily turn around.
Hopes and dreams had drowned into oblivion,
Happiness, gleeful expressions departed
As he sensed, himself gradually sinking
Into the deadly venom of the dying earth.
A dark shadow appeared nearby
And he felt the devil moan and cry
Aloud with the news of slow destruction
Of eternal Love and deepest passion,
The trampling of the saplings,
The bloodshed and the anarchy
And the advent of the end of this world!
A small ray of light appeared from nowhere
With the message of rising hope
Amongst the tremors of deadly earthquake
Devastating all around,
Amidst the wild cries of hell's messengers,
As he prayed in soft whispers,
His quivering dry lips uttered
The blissful chants,
Longing for a new day of life…

Copyright © 2012 Indranil Bhaduri


Comments about An Addict's Dream by Indranil Bhaduri

  • Gold Star - 4,888 Points Patricia Grantham (7/25/2013 3:05:00 PM)

    An Addict in the death throws of his addiction and unable to
    break away from this mighty power. Whenever just an inkling of light appears
    out of the overwhelming darkness then such a one reaches for the light.
    Then pulls oneself out from under. An excellent write of overcoming! (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Tanveer Sharma (11/16/2012 12:05:00 PM)

    you're so creative in ideas. thanks for sharing poetry in complete depth. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 94 Points Jahan Zeb (11/9/2012 2:50:00 AM)

    This is a serious poem with sense for some. You do well in selecting words for your message. Whenever you try to write about pain your words have the power to reveal it.
    Well done Indranil. I loved it (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 120 Points Amanda Laurent (11/8/2012 9:20:00 PM)

    Incredibly beautiful in its darkness! Amazing depth. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 184 Points Karen Sinclair (11/6/2012 2:21:00 AM)

    There is nothing simple in this piece, it is beautifully compassionate, with a grand use of language... a touching piece.....tyvm karen (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Bethany M. (10/29/2012 12:49:00 AM)

    I also really like this poem! It has the same build and construction as the other that I commented on. I really enjoy the feelings behind it and behind the different lines. Love it! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 13,537 Points Lyn Paul (10/27/2012 6:21:00 AM)

    This is brilliant, described so well. Another favourite poet. Thank you (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 122 Points Yash Shinde (10/27/2012 2:14:00 AM)

    lovely...........another greatr poem from you sir.............again great and beautiful imagery wonderful use of phrases and expressions.........beautifully composed :) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 2 Points Bob Brown (10/27/2012 1:18:00 AM)

    Another masterpiece... the thoughts of an addict during midnight hours from darkness, transforming into light. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 1 Points Randy Micheal (10/24/2012 4:23:00 PM)

    this is a very good poem from a very good poet.......i love the poems (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Susanta Pattnayak (10/20/2012 10:06:00 AM)

    The flow is so natural.. that I love all your poems. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Mismanosaliw@gmail.com Mismanos (10/19/2012 11:29:00 AM)

    Well written...faith strengthen our hopes in times of difficulties.. Keep sharing. Nice day everyone! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 53 Points Amitava Mazumdar (10/19/2012 10:51:00 AM)

    a sheer depiction of an intoxicated mind when he is lying between consciousness and unconsciousness. great one, indranil. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Ifetayo Abiola (10/19/2012 10:43:00 AM)

    THIS POEM IS TOO STRIKING TO FADE AWAY (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Www. Poemhunter.com/m-d-dinesh-nair-2 (10/19/2012 8:54:00 AM)

    This kind of spontaneity has rare parallels here in this form dear poet. Thoughts clothed in these fine lines have to withstand the test of time over here and I am sure your poetic devices have an alluring charm that strengthens the very development of subsequent thought planks as you proceed from line to line... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 1 Points Aung Si (10/19/2012 12:22:00 AM)

    There is beauty in your lines, and it comes from within.Enjoyed it. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Villiamor Calventas (10/19/2012 12:02:00 AM)

    te message is clar even in the addicting on of life's dream hope is asill a hope. a poem with great ideas (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Asif Andalib (10/17/2012 11:37:00 PM)

    Almost no one cares about what an addict thinks or dreams but you do. Well done. I like it (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,073 Points Ray Quesada (10/17/2012 7:22:00 PM)

    I'm sure many poets can relate to addiction...the despair and loss of hope...well done portrayal my friend. you write powerfully, your phrases can pierce the minds of the readers. again, great job here! (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,349 Points Unwritten Soul (10/17/2012 5:54:00 AM)

    Theatrical poetic scenery carved by words...you did an excellent job portray such realistic images in your poem_Soul (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, October 15, 2012

Poem Edited: Tuesday, October 16, 2012


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