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Sankhajit Bhattacharjee Poem 50

Scientific Research Fellow in University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

LOST THE WAY

Has poetry lost her way?

Have the poets lost their way?


If one’s daily boring work is a dry desert,

oasis- the entertainment is TV, rock-pop, chatting...

The creative appearance of an oasis never coincides

with the creative appearance of poetry.


Who will listen to poetry?

Who will listen to the poets?


I fear, if poetry loses her way in midst of a dry desert.

I fear, if the poets sink in the quicksand.


My desert has an oasis- poetry.

Will it provide shade to a weary traveler?

I never know,

I wish to keep poetry alive,

in her heart I want to remain alive.

© 2020 Sankhajit Bhattacharjee

Comments

Ankita B on June 18, 2020:

Beautiful and deep words.

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