The winter night of that year (Melancholic tales from life)

The winter night of that year (Melancholic tales from life) long poem

It was the winter night of that year

When tricky fate stormed my family

When my beloved mom was left alienated

With the abominable tragic demise of my dad

And was burdened with six posthumous infants in her lap.

The windy night that drove my dad at the foreign shore.

It was the winter night of that year

When I was taken out from my family hearth at the countryside

With the promise of an aunt to bring me happiness

Out of curving path to education at the capital abode of God (Lhasa)

But ended with bitter mockery and humiliation

Though was bestowed a couple of years of hard schooling.

That windy night bruised my psychic joy and innocence

With the exposure to the hypocrisy of urban life.

It was the winter of that year

When I was displaced from my endearments

With the gate of new lease of life at the forefront

That paved my forlorn passage to the alien shore

And the decade of indomitable chain of barrier from my Home.

Those are the foams of tears

That  bubbled in the ebbs of ordeals

from the dawn of my early childhood

The tears with which

I repaint the melancholic tales of my life.

Today, after more than a decade of life away home

I yearn to see the changes with my left behind parents and kins

And came into spotlight the destiny that I’ve much travelled

While seeing the ebullient laughter from my Mom’s face

And while feeling the intellectual fragrance in my kin’s circle

I brim with the tear of fulfilled joy!

Today, under the full moon firmament

I beseech the blessing of the three jewels

For the day of going back to my home

To credit for the fathomless kindness of my Mom and Uncle

To dispatch the invasion of those winter nights

With the zooming spring of wish-fulfilment.

Rate the poem
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars
We are posting your rating...

Have something to say about the poem?

Sonam Bhumo

Signup / Login to follow the poet.
"Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it onto future generations."George Bernard Shaw
Poems you will love

Give your feedback / review for the poem

Be the First to Comment & Review poem!

Notify of
avatar
wpDiscuz

The True Meaning Of Life

The True Meaning Of Life long poem

The years have passed by, In the blink of an eye. Moments of sadness, And joy has flown by. People I loved, Have come and have gone. But the world never stopped, And we all carried on. Life wasn’t easy,

Life Begins With You And Ends With You

Life Begins With You And Ends With You prose poem

I want to know how to swim in the deep lake that flows in your blue eyes I want to know how to tickle your silky cheeks when cold winds touches them I want to know how to dwell in

Winter

Winter prose poem

Here are stoves uttering trilling cries of joy, their tongues orange, their clothes henna. Here are chumps hissing، lulling, bowing and crying with hot tears; We’ve got a newborn, his hair made of winds and tempests, his hat a cloud,

New Year’s Mirror

New Years Mirror short poem

In the empty house of snow, though, interred a blade of grass when I was searching one midnight flame in frozen night, on parting lips of darkness. The art of delusion churns the sea for an untitled arsenic, of a

Melody Of Life

Melody Of Life short poem

Sky , it never say’s bye , day and night makes me believe , that faith only hugs and with hope future can surely can be conceive , green and blue are not just color but emotions to feel. every