TODAY -

Demising the Adolescent Miss

Dr. Nunglekpam Premi Devi *



Sad! Sadden the glory of the demising souls;
So young and so innocence; joyous forever
So freshly and too tight as she blooms wildly;
She tinkles and she shines like those pearls;
Oh! She nestles so warmly layering deep under,
Mom's her favorite, Dad's her guardian;
Sister's her sweet angel friend; Brother's her boss;
So vibrant as she runs and when she plays her role;
She hugs and she cries; she touches and she clings;
She holds her lamp under her bosom so warmly;
Her tears so shaky weak like a morning dew;
Drop after drop she shatters her emotions;
Who else know 'her', her feelings so closed?
She's ten, she's thirteen and she's fourteen;
She bubbles her dreams so effortlessly;
As she plays around her time, smiling and smiling;
'His' eyes so sick jealous keeping on her blooming;
Doesn't knew as she jiggles, plucking her off;
Budding and promising Oh! the heaven,
Why? And why? Humans too greedy thirsty;
Chains 'his' hands and let fasten 'his' sins.
Oh! The beauty, the morning shine;
Sleeping beauty water white as her show up;
She floats and she was dumped alive so fresh;
Cruel as if he shackles 'her' so timidly;
Her bodies a miracle shine all eyes witnessing;
'Waters' her best friend, rivers and canals her 'home';
Imphal river, Iril river, Sekmai River all her 'sweet bed';
Salanthong wooded bridge, Sanjenthong bridge,
Urok thong bridge, bridge and bridges 'her pillow';
Canal and canal 'her' favorite mellow;
Ah! The she's shining, a sun shine beauty;
So plucky and so courageous as she sink;
She falls so bravely and she struggled too hard;
'Mud and soils' her fertility Endeavour;
'Ribbons and tie' her assets, her breath her enemy;
Holding her so tight taking her breath away;
She drop 'herself' motionless silence always;
With those sparkling eyes lightning up clueless;
She isn't weak, she's a hero so fearless;
Into those hands, 'dirty and 'filthy' touches;
Why? And why? Humans too greedy thirsty;
Chains 'his' hands and let fasten 'his' sins.






* Poem written by Dr. Nunglekpam Premi Devi for Imphal Times
The writer is an Independent Scholar
This poem was webcasted on July 31 2019.


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