Saying Goodbye

I’ve waited aeons for you
all my yesterdays spent
today fading fast
tomorrow an uncertainty…
what if the night consumes the night
an all-pervading darkness
flowing with ease like lava
clogging pores of consciousness
muffles and then shrouds…
come to me in dreams
a dream that could embrace me
and make
my yesterdays todays
and absent tomorrows
an entire life
to take with me as I leave

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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.

2 thoughts on “Saying Goodbye

  1. Louis Kasatkin

    “Saying goodbye” , conveys its emotionally laden narrative with an intense and palpable gravitas. Few poets,even amongst those registered on this site , are as skilled and persuasive as Madhumita in mastering such poetry.

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