14th August

Janmastami sky blanketed; lights of city making it red

The Park Street 42 color in tri-color glittering flouroscently

‘morrow is Independence Day, seventieth it will be.

Serenity of calmness beckoning to write something blue.

A day passed; a year subtracted from the forever promised.

The thoughts are riding fast; Aix is far still it is close it’s seems.

The drowsy bypass shaking up from drowsiness with zip

Of cars, buses, bikes before reinstalling the interim silence.

The flattering of Pujabarshiki saying puja is not far,

The autumn is not so far; the wind nocturnal is calm

Surprisingly ’cause there was no shower to-day.

The curtains of southern windows are clapping on my legs

Before slapping on the girth. A quietness coming up–

From this phantom zone where I lie; a hazy made-path

Entwined between the conceive & the creation.

The reality of life I keep vaulted in the darkness of the night.


  1. Janmastami marks the day Krishna born.
  2. Aix is referred to the poem “How They Brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix” (1845) by Robert Browning.
  3. Pujabarshiki is Annual Magazine available a couple of months before Durgapuja. Almost all magazines bring out this annual special issue.

Daily Prompt: Prickle

16 Comments Add yours

  1. shalmoli_rc says:

    spellbounding creation of your pen.

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    1. Sangbad says:

      Thank you…keep visiting…I think you’ll find few more 🙂

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  2. mywords331 says:

    Terrific.
    Do you stay in park Street?
    Well, I have spent many years of my childhood summer vacation there.
    This post is reminiscent.

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    1. Sangbad says:

      No I don’t live in Park Street but this scyscrapper is visible clearly in clear night sky from my roof…

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      1. mywords331 says:

        Okay
        Can you tell me how you use coloured texts in WordPress?

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        1. Sangbad says:

          It can be done from desktop or lappy…there’s an option in the bar with alphabet A…you can color the text using it…

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          1. mywords331 says:

            Okay
            Can’t be done in mobile app?

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            1. Sangbad says:

              No…it can’t be…

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            2. mywords331 says:

              Okay.
              Thanks for your help.

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            3. Sangbad says:

              Welcome…☺

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    1. Sangbad says:

      Salute…Jai Hind…

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