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Divine rhapsody

Of music
Floated in air.

Eyes, heart,
Impatience they bear.

His flute,
Calling his love.

Ceaselessly calling
To Yamuna’s bank.

Yamuna’s bank,
Kanha’s flute wooed.

And Krishna,
In lover’s rendezvous.

Radha stood,
Leaning on Murari.

Then reverberated,
With Love’s rhapsody.

Copyright reserved @ Goutam Dutta

Goutam is passionate about poetry and writes whenever and wherever something or someone touches his heart. He lives in Kolkata, India and writes poetry in English, Hindi and Bengali language. He has published two books on English poetry named “Hues of Life” and “Glimpses of life”.
The poem talks about the divine love between Krishna and Radha of the Hindu Mythology and is written in Hay(na)ku form of poetry. The Hay(na)ku poem, a very simple poetic form and is a 3-line poem with one word in the first line, two words in the second, and three in the third. There are no restrictions beyond this. Multiple hay(na)ku or “sequence” can be chained together to form longer poems.  It was created by poet Eileen Tabios with its debut in the Philippine Independence Day, June 12, in 2003.


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