An Ode To Van Gogh

Van Gogh’s yellow dazzles
my dream
and suddenly I wake up to
a bright day
sunflowers singing
straight from his paintings
fill my heart with unknown joy
his starry nights
fill my darkness
I walk with dancing lights
I wake up from my dream
lying still in the midnight
burst into tears
of intense passion
for his lust for life
Van Gogh’s yellow dazzles
my dream…

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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.

5 thoughts on “An Ode To Van Gogh

  1. Nalini Srivastava

    what a beautiful attempt to portray the vibrancy of the master painter which never fails to infuse the reader with its impact.

  2. amitapaul

    Since I too love Van Gogh and his blues and yellows this poem was quite a treat for me to read this poem


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