Silence is so perfect


The silence between us
is dense, deep
mysterious, undivided  
frozen with
infinite spell of possibilities 
you are not impossible to reach
yet I do not wish
to break this tranquillity 
it’s purity is so vulnerable 

I love my freedom  
I prefer to float 
on the other side
of this mystic silence 
love is so momentous
silence is so perfect .

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About Sangeeta Gupta

Poet, abstract artist, documentary film maker. Has 20 published books, 9 collections of poems translated in Greek, German, bangla, urdu, dogri. Writes both in English and Hindi. Has scripted and directed 7 documentary films. Has held 35solo exhibitions of paintings in India and abroad. Based in Delhi, India.

7 thoughts on “Silence is so perfect

  1. amitapaul

    A poem that flirts with the tension between silence and words and spells out the eternal dilemma of the poet with admirable brevity : when are words better than silence , and how many ?

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  2. Suma K Gopal

    Silence is indeed mystic, for we still communicate through our silence! A thought-provoking piece!

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