Free Spirits, poetry by Satabdi Saha at Spillwords.com
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Free Spirits

Free Spirits

written by: Satabdi Saha

 

I begin to feel the reach
of my vacation of unbodied joy,
but know I’d never want a comeback
in this huge ball of clay,
wear skins that refuse to fit,
and be stormed by incessant
sweeps of dusty agonies,
or rare fleeting springs of mirth;
ballooning up only to descend again
in body, gasping for air.

If I were to decide my state
after ashes have blown,
it would be the unfollowing
of the karmic chart,
of two unwheeling spirits,
aliens to repeated births,
a freedom of choice to exist
on and on with you
even as two abandoned stars
pushed out of celestial orbit
to die in embers of love,
leaving forever a trail of sublimity
inside the eternal cavern of no return
indistinguishable ashes of us
unseparated, mingled forever
inside the jaws of timeless black
permeating the silver speckled
deepest blue…..

Satabdi Saha

Satabdi Saha

Author of three publications and poetry, short stories in various other magazines. Published poems and short stories in Bengali and English. Published articles and essays in various magazines. Satabdi Saha is an ex- professor of English in D.A. College, Kolkata.
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