On The First Day...
you sent me a mail,
it just came to me flying
with a new foliage
in a full-grown tree.
Your spirit was like
a bird, never ever
who doesn't want
to be in cage!
In my life you opened
a new page...
New, new, new
novelty in every
letter and word
pushed me outside
though I was homeward.
In lone desolate place
where sky and sea
embraced each other
and no line could divide
them and there remained
blue, blue and blue,
profound and very near
to God almighty.
You played a tune
and far from monotony.
I didn't know what's day,
what's night, dawn dusk
morning and evening....
You pasted you on my
bark as everlasting leaf.
Leaf, leaf, leaf
are you really a thief
who had stolen my mind
and heart and kept in a
cupboard? Locking it with
a monstrous lock did you
lose the key?
Or just threw it into sea?
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