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Hidden Path

March 6, 2016 | By

A poet’s soulful account followed by his estrangement from his beloved.

Poetry by Gopal Lahiri

winter sun

“The winter sun trails behind the cold wind. It wipes the teardrops on your cheek.”

You don’t seem hard-pressed anymore.
Is it the separation or a new found glory?
The winter sun trails behind the cold wind.
It wipes the teardrops on your cheek.

The wall of the temple shines a little low
And the feather of the falcon,
The cruel song unheard, unnoticed.

The silken voice, I like
And the curves in your profile
Recalls a lengthy conversation.

Left an impression, the shadows
Migrated us to the broken roof top
We were left with a very few words.

They cannot follow the hidden path now.

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Hidden Path – by Gopal Lahiri

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Gopal Lahiri was born and grew up in Kolkata. He currently lives in Mumbai, India. He is a bilingual poet, writer, editor, critic and translator and widely published in Bengali and English language. Anthology appearances (among others) includes National Treasures, Indus Valley, A posy of poesy, Concerto, Poet’s paradise, My dazzling Bards, The Silence within, East Lit, Indo-Australian Anthology, The Dance of the Peacock, Illuminations. His works have featured in journals Indian Literature, Taj Mahal Review, CLRI, Haiku Journal and electronic publications Arts and Letters, Eastlit, Grey Sparrow Journal, Underground Window, Muse India, Poetry Stop, Debug, Coldnoon diaries He has had three poetry collections and also jointly edited the anthology Scaling Heights. He was awarded Poet of the Year, 2015 by Destiny Poets’ International Community of Poets, Wakefield, U.K.
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