The promise

Cold winter breeze

over a sleepy oak forest.

The promise of a kiss, a ritual

before the long sleep.

Her cold breath,

whispering,

warm melodies of her world.

His jaded eyes

waiting,

for the silence;

in memories of her words.

The leaves now yellow,

the sky turned

gray and still.

For his love will soon be harsh,

and his patience

ravaged, within.

From eternity,

she is traveling;

holding the answer

under her lips.

Fidelity dies with love,

even time doesn’t mend

the broken strings.

Her melody,

now broken, and her love,

blue and still.

She whispered in his ears,

the promise,

to come back next spring.

His twigs flickered,

to reach her,

one last time.

She kissed him

with her cold lips, he is

pleased with the

gentle lie.

The unsung story,

of his youth, will soon

fly with her,

beyond far.

For she didn’t age in

centuries,

her tiring youth,

forgotten with

a new start.

He closed his eyes

as she drifted past him,

the leaves followed her,

shyly,

for some time.

She carried them awhile,

for she loved him,

dearly;

But, the pale leaves,

now, free from

the promise,

fell behind

peacefully,

on the ground.

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28 Comments Add yours

  1. R.S love says:

    Lovely poem buddy !!!

      1. R.S love says:

        Hey.. Would u mind if i converse with you a little !!

  2. R.S love says:

    No no.. Actually am just asking you dt will this Word press b d right blog to promote d youtube videos of dancers like me.. Coz people here are mostly writers nd i didnt find someone belonging to some other genre uptil now

    1. yes you are right. WordPress is mostly about writing, but dance itself is an art and there are many who are indulged in such writings. You can follow people who are interested in dance forms, i guess, it would not be difficult for you to search. You can post still images on you page and a link of your youtube page. It is possible to promote, all you need is to find the right audience.

  3. good luck with that

  4. Tulika says:

    Your poem is a song in itself… 👌

  5. R.S love says:

    Hey.. I just sent you a text on your email… Did you receive it ?

  6. dramaqueenjs says:

    This is lovely💗

  7. Sweta Ojha says:

    I absolutely loved this. So gorgeously done. 🙂

    1. Deepak Rawat says:

      Thank you for reading 🙂

  8. Hey, Wonderful​ poem. loved it! 🙂

    1. Deepak Rawat says:

      Thank you. I am glad that you liked it.

      Keep visiting 🙂

  9. I just couldn’t resist the urge to read it again and again! It’s amazing.

    1. Deepak Rawat says:

      This means a lot. Thank you for your comment 🙂

      1. My pleasure.☺ Your work is fabulous! Every poem has it’s own emotions and depth. Just lobed your style of writing. I would love to read more from you.😄

      2. Deepak Rawat says:

        Oh, that’s great. I am glad that you liked my work. Even I would love to see you visiting again, even though you are invisible 🙂

      3. You would surely come to know about me visiting again, your posts would do that.😄😉😉

      4. Deepak Rawat says:

        I hope it does 🙂

  10. nigarzindani says:

    I love how you tend to write long poems
    I do too😂

    1. Deepak Rawat says:

      Yeah, I do write long poems. I like to 🙂
      Yes, I have visited your page, I know do that too 🙂

      1. nigarzindani says:

        Hehe same preferences 😄

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