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Xmas Wish

written by: Pranab Ghosh

@gpranab2012

 

Carols in churches of the city
People thronging fair grounds

Pullovers, jackets, sweaters adding
Color to the dresses beneath

People making merry withstanding
The winter chill and remembering

A baby born in Bethlehem
Centuries ago, in a cowshed

And the wise men of the world
Travelling miles to meet the
SAVIOR OF MANKIND

As trains roll to their destinies,
Luxury ships cruise, buses
Take holidayers to the resort

Of their choice and people
Take a break from the
Mundane daily existence

We wait for another
SAVIOR!

Pranab Ghosh

Pranab Ghosh

Pranab Ghosh is a journalist, poet, author and translator. He has three published books to his credit. Air and Age (co-author; published from Kolkata), Soul Searching and Other Poems (first solo book of poems, published from Toronto) and Bougainvillea And Other Stories (a book of short stories in English, translated from the Bengali original). His poems have been published in Tuck Magazine, Harbinger Asylum, Literature Studio Review, Scarlet Leaf Review, Leaves of Ink, Weasel Press, Dissident Voice and Hans India among others. He is married and at present is staying in Vijayawada, India.
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