Rain Men Poem by Pradip Chattopadhyay
They never knew each other
Will never meet in life again
For two hours were brought together
Four men stuck in a rain.
Same shelter they chanced to come to
Strangers all they were
Each with other had nothing to do
No relations of love and care.
They started to talk about weather
How they were halted by the rain
Soon chatted like friends forever
Who had met after a long time again.
The strangers caught in the downpour got so many things to say
Unfamiliar men trapped in common distress
Who would soon disperse on their own way
Never carrying the memory of their face.
But here as the rain fell in ceaseless torrents
The four souls worked up a tenuous bond
Not minding fragility of those absurd moments
A rewarding camaraderie they found.
When the rain stopped for them to depart
They went their way with cheerful smile
There was no sadness nor any aching heart
They were happy to be together awhile.
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Who meet for a while
In cheerful smile
And forget our pain.
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