My Tribute to Mandela

Everyone is heartbroken
a dream has just stopped being
The world grieves
at the passing over
of a gleam brightest, leading
I am sad
A little statuette I had bought
and brought with love
from Johannesburg
is lost
Everyone writes on a light called Mandela
I look for my lost love
in the dark

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About Madhumita Ghosh

Studied at Jadavpur University, Calcutta, India. M.A. M.Phil Ph.D in English. Associate Professor in a degree college affiliated to Calcutta university. Love reading, writing poems and short stories. Translation is another passion Have translated English Romantic poetry to Bengali and Tagore poems to English.

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