City Nights

i

Like a friend who DSC00451
drops by
without notice,
night comes easy–
arriving early,
staying late,
swathing rivers of cars,
lonely alleys
and bodies of lovers
staring at the moon.

 

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ii

After the revelry,
the street–
a night commuter’s
forlorn lover.

Winds beat down
on the asphalt
mocking the drums
that blared moments ago.

The carnival
is over.

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6 thoughts on “City Nights

  1. Lovely serenades dear Bhaswati. Poetry is in your system and do keep on writing and posting them on the Net. Fond Regards.

    রঞ্জন খাস্তগীর, কলকাতা ৷

  2. I simply marvel at your choice of words! The imagery, the use of sound, rhythm and the scene you paint for the readers, amazing! I truly learn a lot from you…

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