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By The Train Window - Poem

Vanita is an engineer-researcher-consultant-artist: a gifted singer-poetess; & writes in English-Hindi-Gujarati on her diverse experiences

By The Train Window

The green, far-stretching fields,

Touching the horizon,

Sweep past the train window.

The gushes of wind

Engulf my being,

Unwrapping, unfolding

The layers of silence within,

That surge out

As a stream of

Humming emotions,

Formless thoughts,

Timeless yearning,

Emerging from

Unchartered mountains of memories

Flowing over and across

The winding and twining

Lanes and passages,

The contours and forms,

And flashes,

Scattered in the vastness within,

And spreads over and over

Over-board the rocking train window,

Into the swiftly moving

Fields and wilderness,

Rivers and streams,

Mountains and hills and rocks,

Over to and beyond

The clouds crawling lazily past

The boundless bent sky.

- Vanita Thakkar (09.06.2015)

Sunrise from the train window .... Vanita Thakkar

Sunrise from the train window .... Vanita Thakkar

© 2020 Vanita Thakkar

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