Monday, February 28, 2011

Chasing the sunset..

What beauty can surpass that of a setting sun
True nature in her finest gown parades off when the day is done
The hurly-burly of the self-preserving strife
the rushing hither-thither in every walk of life
as if by magic ceases then, though just for a while
Crimsoning of sky glorifies the sunshine's final smile

Above a carpet, green and gold, a fiery mantle spread
the sun shone brightly in the sky, until the day has fled

Accompanied by such joyous airs as only larks can sing
The earth seems a fitting kingdom for our own celestial king

P.S.- I wrote this poem long back when I was in my home-town. It is a small place which actually sleeps after nine. People return home after work by 7 like birds return to their nests before dark after a day-long flight . 


  1. Wonderful poem... Very meaningful indeed!!

  2. love the poem...n luuurve the footnote!! :) :) <3

  3. glad to receive such amazing compliments :)

  4. i hope this comment gets published .. trying for the 6th tym in last 2 hrs :P

    After reading this all I have to say is want to read more of your poems.

    Remember the deal we made ... time to fulfill it. :P :)

    agar yaad nhin hai thn u have cellphone go to the contacts list ... there is a name Hemant .. give him a missed call He will refresh your memory.

  5. @hemant: hehe...ofcourse i remember..

  6. if u do remember then ... last few days of college left u see ...