Friday, May 27, 2011

To the Varanasi of the old








I'd like to lie with you


On starry nights


On ghats so old..that each step talks of a story well told


Where incense of the dead mix with sacrament for the new


To the Varanasi of the lost shall we?


© 2011 Maitreyee Bhattacharjee Chowdhury



( Image courtesy Google)

10 comments:

D2 said...

The lost becomes the treasure of the new.

SUB said...

beautiful....its an amazing place, Varanasi

Anukriti Sharma said...

What a beautiful and serene poem... loved it! keep writing :)

Maitreyee Bhattacharjee Chowdhury said...

Thanks so much everyone :)

Amar said...

This is a lovely piece of work :)

Vyankatesh said...

Wonderful poem!!

Madhu Nair said...

Interesting picture ... Got here from Indiblogger ...

Maitreyee Bhattacharjee Chowdhury said...

Thanks so much friends :)

abhinav singh said...

since i m from varanasi...so i cn feel the touch of every word of urs..really nice..

Maitreyee Bhattacharjee Chowdhury said...

Hey Abhinav..thats nice..thanks for visiting :)