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Bidaai

August 17, 2015 | By

A daughter’s emotional moments captured while parting from her father after her marriage ceremony.

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The little feet that walked around the known courtyard of the house one day; Today with a trembled heart makes a soft move across the sandy deserts of Rajasthan

The molten glow of the setting sun spreads across the path
Parting tone of the sehnai echos in the air;
Her heart breaks silence,
Lips quiver as the salty tears roll down her cheeks and gather at the parting of her lips.
She pulls the cover over her head a little below the face
to hide her moist cheeks.
It’s her bidaai today from her father’s home
The little feet that walked around the known courtyard of the house one day;
Today with a trembled heart makes a soft move across the sandy deserts of Rajasthan towards an unknown world: her in-laws house,
But forever she will be her father’s loving deekri; his beloved ladki,
And the bond is too strong to be broken.
The parting note on the sehnai plays on…

Pic courtesy: Morguefile

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Ronald Tuhin D’Rozario was born at Calcutta and is a die heart Calcuttan. He loves his semi-British City and always maintains saying that, ’Calcutta may not have colours but it surely does have flavours.’ Ronald studied commerce with specialization in Marketing Management from St. Xavier’s College, Calcutta. He is an avid reader and writes too. He has a keen interest in books, art, Literature, advertisements, art films and carnatic music. Many of his articles, short stories and poems have been published in various magazines and journals such as The TTIS, The Herald, The Little Messanger-news paper for Young Life, The Why Poll blog of author Hindol Sengupta & Ramona Sen and Reflection –W & R Mag. During his schooling years he had also worked for the TTIS (The Telegraph in Schools) Newspaper as a trainee student news correspondent.
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