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Monday, February 16, 2015

Bridge, Trees and A Hug So Tight



Some wait for the spring,
Others walk barefoot on a hot summer day.
Unwary of the season, I sit under the same tree,
Since you went far far away.

The bridge is covered with snow now,
Like memories, tears too have iced up.
Heart is numb with endless pain,
Merely longing for your gentle touch.

Wish the twilight moon takes my message,
Wherever you might be.
Someone who loves you so dearly,
Is sitting under the same tree.

Come, sweep me off my feet,
Pour passionate kisses till I say so.
I wear your favorite dress on most days,
The one with pink flowers and hint of indigo.

127 days so far, I count,
Morning, noon and night.
Since you wrapped your arms around me,
Bidding goodbye with a hug so tight.

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74 comments:

  1. Ah! Beautiful. Love, in the backdrop of changing seasons. Change of seasons signify so much - time, state of mind,- or the lack of changes. It's a naturally beautiful analogy.

    You are entering the realm of the darkside- love, relationships, loss etc! I
    love it :)

    P.S. This picture is Hoboken River Front , I believe

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    1. Btw, does 127 has a significance?

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    2. Oh Boy! Third comment on the same post! How come in this time and age, you can't edit a comment? Baffles me...

      Anyways, on a last thought...this poem reminded me of my own lines from a poem..thought I would share :)

      आज कह दे कुछ ऐसा कि ख़ुदा भी मुस्कुरा दे
      जिसे सुनने के इंतज़ार में ना जाने कितने मौसम बदले
      पतझड़ के बाद अब हमारे दिलों में भी तो बहारें खिलें
      जीवन का यह अंतिम संवाद सा लगता है
      क्योंकि अबके हम बिछड़े तो शायद कभी ख्वाबों में मिलें....

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    3. 127 days represent guilt. I am reading a friend's novel and from past two weeks I am on page no. 127. :P I guess, your guilt reflects in your writing.

      Beautiful verse, Prateek. Keep on sharing and many many congratulations on the sixth anniversary. And I am not sure of the picture, sorry.

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  2. The same questions about the number as Prateek above. Lovely haunting lines about changing seasons and changing phases of love.

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    1. It's nothing more than guilt. :P

      Thanks for reading!

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  3. Wow...touching poem. 127 days so far??

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  4. Beautiful..raising beautiful images in slow motion. Loved it.

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  5. It's very beautiful. Very very beautiful. Saru dear, can you please tell me why is it 127 days? Why not 200 or 361?

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    1. I am amused by the number of questions on the number. :P

      It's simply where I was stuck in a book, Namrata.

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  6. that is so my story it seems ..

    a lovely poignant poem , romantic too and touching ...

    Take care

    Bikram's

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  7. I could actually feel that tight hug 127 days back.
    This was a beautiful work SARU!!!

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  8. I could feel the pain, and yearning through your words. Wonderful poem, Saru.

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  9. Wow, great poem and great picturization Saru. Glad I visited your blog after such a long layoff from blogosphere!

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  10. Very beautiful and romantic Saru. Why127?

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    1. Thanks and it's just a page number I am stuck at.

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  11. Emotions are very intense yet beautiful. That's the charm of love :)

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  12. 127 days so far, I count,
    Morning, noon and night.
    Since you wrapped your arms around me,
    Bidding goodbye with a hug so tight.
    Very beautiful and romantic Saru ji

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  13. beautiful and emotional, last stanza is very touching

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  14. This was a beautiful poem.. So much love... so much pain...!!!

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  15. Seasons always hold a special place in my heart. Beautiful lines yet very touching. I am sure, it will be worth the wait.

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    1. Longing has its own charm. Thanks for a beautiful comment dear.

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  16. Very beautiful Saru! The last paragragh was so so touching!

    Someone is Special

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  17. Beautiful imagery there, Saru. :)
    Lovely poem.

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  18. Wow :) I loved the description of the dress and of course wonderful expressions :)

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  19. the image you create with your words is awesome... beautiful..

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  20. That's sweet and nostalgic...
    The same question as by others ... haunt my mind too .. the no.?

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    1. Just a page number I am stuck at. Thanks for reading, Sir. :)

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  21. Saru, I loved each and every line of this, specially the opening ones..walk barefoot. Brilliant!

    www.hautekutir.com
    www.numerounity.com

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  22. That was a superbly written poem Saru :). So many emotions in one place. Brilliant!

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  23. I wish I could Create magic like yours with my words .. :)

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  24. Lovely... :)

    http://scribbleyourthoughts.blogspot.in/

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  25. I really want to know the secret behind 127 days? What does that mean ? :D

    PS : I have tagged you for a Liebster award :)
    http://www.indianscrewup.com/2015/02/awards-and-random-facts.html

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    1. As I said, just a number I am stuck at. Thanks a ton for nominating me. :)

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  26. Truly romantic and heart touching Saru. There's longing as said in the song: Yaad aa rahi hai, teri yaad aa rahi hai....

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    1. That's a lovely song. Thanks for reading!

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  27. beautiful lines Saru.....pain of separation mingled with the memories of that last hug...superb

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  28. Wonderfully written. Goodbyes can be really painful and I loved the way you mentioned the passage of time :-)

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    1. Yes, goodbyes are difficult. Thanks for reading, Ash.

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