Indranil Bhaduri

(Kolkata, India)

Confessions


Did you ever know?
After every sunset
My visions portrayed your shadow,
Like a blurred illusion on a cloudy day..
How I longed to touch you, feel you,
Embrace you and and wanted you to stay,
With my soul filled with solitude,
And transform the pitch dark hours
To a shining bright sunny day..

Did you ever see, listen or feel?
Behind you, the weeps and sobs,
The destruction of romantic thoughts
And the crumpled page with the solitary dots?
Alas! You became so distant, ..
When you crossed the seven oceans,
Like a momentary flash of silver lightning,
And never turned back to meet
The love-filled gaze that followed you,
Everyday, everywhere..
With delicate words on the dry lips,
Unexpressed, unspoken, untold..
As years went by,
The eyes never stopped searching you,
Wishes had slowly caught deep rust
Secretly waiting to be true,
The silent nights spoke to me,
Gifting me the white Pegasus,
And how I waited to ride and fly with you,
Seeking for the paradise blue…
A sudden storm then blew up
Shattering the fairytale dreams,
Bidding adieu to the delusive tunes
And there you were,
The mirage, within the sand dunes!

Wish you could ever feel my soft whispers,
And hide your little pearls of tears,
Sitting alone with your daydreamer paintbrush,
Dipping, sinking into the watercolours,
Hugging the white canvas
And thinking of the long lost hours..
As you illustrated the unfinished picture
Of the broken vase,
With lovely flowers blooming
And just one dried up with unignited passion..
That was my heart, always there…
So close to you, loving you forever…

Copyright © 2012 Indranil Bhaduri

Submitted: Friday, August 10, 2012
Edited: Monday, August 05, 2013

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Confessions by Indranil Bhaduri )

Enter the verification code :

  • Rookie - 0 Points Prasanna Mishra (4/25/2014 4:30:00 AM)

    A poem of great intensity and integrity of emotions. Going through the great piece was great pleasure and privilege. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,318 Points Patricia Grantham (7/25/2013 3:14:00 PM)

    Confessions of a heart so full of love and passion. Broken vase of lovely
    flowers blooming is such a nice poetic form of love that will continue
    to bloom whatever the situation may be. One flower dried up echoes
    all is not lost there is still some bit of love seed left that will still grow!
    Amazing write. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,318 Points Bryan Seyffert (11/10/2012 11:49:00 AM)

    WOW.. I hope to write like this one day! The passionate imagery flows with every stroke of your pen! (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 4,604 Points Pauline Miller (9/22/2012 11:01:00 AM)

    A story of hopes and dreams and sadness and longing. So many of us go through these feelings, but if we are wise, we learn from them. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 78 Points Payal Parande (8/12/2012 10:08:00 AM)

    so full of beautiful thoughts.....i am speechless
    job well done sir.......
    thank you for sharing it....it was worth every moment spending here and reading this wonderful piece
    best wishes
    payal (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 78 Points Bob Brown (8/11/2012 3:58:00 AM)

    Mindblowing.. With lovely flowers blooming and just one dried up with unignited passion..That was my heart, always there…So close to you, loving you forever… Fantastic lines! Good job. (Report) Reply

Read all 10 comments »

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Need, Akhtar Jawad
  2. A Poem for You, James Anthony Creamer
  3. My Nephews, James Anthony Creamer
  4. Alone in January, James Anthony Creamer
  5. Taking Spirits, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  6. Alone in February, James Anthony Creamer
  7. Alone in March, James Anthony Creamer
  8. Marshmallow Bombs, James Anthony Creamer
  9. Under The Sea, James Anthony Creamer
  10. To Adapt, Cigeng Zhang

Poem of the Day

poet John Clare

I love to see the old heath's withered brake
Mingle its crimpled leaves with furze and ling,
While the old heron from the lonely lake
Starts slow and flaps its melancholy wing,
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Grace Paley

 

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  3. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  4. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  5. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  6. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  7. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  8. All the World's a Stage, William Shakespeare
  9. Flower, Rabindranath Tagore
  10. Alone, Maya Angelou

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]