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Monday, October 6, 2014

Love Never Dies



Clear all the foliage on the path, 
He forgets where I rest.
He walks on familiar roads, 
The ones marked with my address.

You cover it with dried leaves, 
Dried memories and drowned hope.
Don't blame him, if he can't trace,
Path leading to my dusty abode.

Once a year he comes soaked in tears, 
Blaming me, cursing for I betrayed.
Renders the same soliloquy, 
Same for the last one decade.

It's October again, 
He will rub off layers of dust.
Whisper few memories on the grave of lady, 
He once dearly loved.

Eons from now, we shall be again, 
Same couple with starry eyes.
I am dead, he will die, 
But love, love never dies.

The lump in his throat, his heavy heart, 
My stony grave moans for him.
Of all the seasons, he must now get, 
His share of spring.

Till then, clear all the foliage,
He forgets where I rest.
He walks where we spent our evenings, 
The one with my last address.


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68 comments:

  1. How powerful and poignant is that Saru? You are a master when it comes to exploring varied emotions via words. Absolutely loved this one.

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    1. Truly humbled! Thanks a ton for reading, Alka. :)

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  2. Lovely expression and play of words entwined with emotions Saru!

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  3. "Eons from now, we shall be again,
    Same couple with starry eyes.
    I am dead, he will die,
    But love, love never dies."

    And I stand up and applaud :-D

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  4. Intense one Saru! Loved the lines:



    Eons from now, we shall be again,
    Same couple with starry eyes.
    I am dead, he will die,
    But love, love never dies.

    And it deserves a standing ovation :)

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  5. Oh! so touching..gave me goosebumps! loved it saru...:)

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  6. Intermingling of emotions hinting at autumn's falling of leaves perhaps!

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  7. This is so incredibly powerful. Amazed, as always. :)

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  8. Those last two paragraphs...gave me goosebumps.
    The last address......
    You are amazing and I mean it with all my heart.

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  9. I read it twice...loved it...loved it...now again...third time :)

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    1. Thank you, touched by your feedback :)

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  10. What an ironical coincidence! Today I shared on IB "Love: The Biggest Death" and you "Love Never Dies"

    Beautiful lines...so many moments to connect with.... Thanks a lot Saru :)

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  11. Beautiful words filled with emotions.

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  12. i will re-read this again and again! so beautiful! :) loved it!

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  13. Oh my God Saru, this was so touching, I almost thought I was going to cry. Absolutely no words. Beautiful words :-) Take a bow!

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  14. The one with my last address... how thoughtful was that..!!

    Hi Saru.. finally I am (happily) back at your place :) And I am not even talking about how busy life is (did I just say that!)

    It's a very moving piece Saru, and one with a deep thought worth exploring.
    'I am dead, he will die' - the line says more than is written. I thought it was one of those poems where a lot is written between the lines, through the play of words. You clearly know your craft pal! :)

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    1. Good to see you back, Deepak. And even better to see you here, now that you are a celebrity. So proud of your achievement. Yet to read it though.

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  15. Eons from now, we shall be again,
    Same couple with starry eyes.
    I am dead, he will die,
    But love, love never dies.
    Heart Touching words and picture is very nice , specially the Hut seeing back.

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  16. So very touching Saru.....emotionally powerful enough to make one cry...!

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    1. Thanks Maniparna for a beautiful comment, encouraged to do better.

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  17. Hey Saru, One more beautiful outcome from you... heart touching poem, very well expressed. Loved it.....:)

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  18. Oh! Very touching...
    Final address...

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  19. wow.. like always.. so beautiful!

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  20. looks a bit different and extremely nice :)

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  21. Truly incomparable poem. Read such type of poem after a long time. Thankyou for writing this poem mam. No "words" to praise. Beauriful...

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  22. ..Saru..you are the best..it was beautiful.. :)

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  23. Another touching poem. Lovely the way it ends. :)

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  24. Really touching Saru. You have a lovely way with words. The last 3 stanzas were the best of all :).

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  25. Its Beautiful..a very emotional one ...

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  26. Intense, depth, Soulful and emotional. Simply superb!! Poetry at its best!!

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