Pradip Chattopadhyay

(28.01.1961 / Kolkata)

On This Day


My sweetest times were spent with them
They brought me here gave me a name
The only ones to be called my own
Now shadowy reflections in my moments alone!

His voice blurs faint as the years go by
Her face is a haze in the distant sky
I found from them an unmatched love
Living to this day in my treasure trove!

They gave me here a place to claim
Brought me here gave me a name
On this day of blessing and wish
I feel them within find a soothing peace.

Submitted: Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Edited: Tuesday, January 28, 2014

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  • Veteran Poet - 3,286 Points Geetha Jayakumar (2/2/2014 11:16:00 AM)

    Fantastic poem....Beautiful Birthday wishes..Each lines are poured out from heart. Parents loveable memories brings brightness in life...Loved reading it. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,550 Points Lyn Paul (1/30/2014 5:03:00 PM)

    You write not with your pen but your heart. You made your day extra special by giving others your wonderful words. Hope you had a beautiful day Pradip. Keep smiling (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,309 Points Veeraiyah Subbulakshmi (1/29/2014 8:02:00 PM)

    Happy Birthday, Pradip...

    On this day of blessing and wish
    I feel them within find a soothing peace.

    beautifully longed for the parental love, with lots of gratitude..10 (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 315 Points Juan Olivarez (1/28/2014 9:49:00 AM)

    The melancholy air of a love as old as time and eternal as the sun runs through this piece. One is never truly human if one cannot love ones parents and ancestors. I love this poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 371 Points Noreen Carden (1/28/2014 5:28:00 AM)

    Hello Pradip i enjoyed reading this lovely poem. Its lovely to have sweet memories of wonderful parents
    Beautifully written a ten for sure (Report) Reply

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