II The Tracks II

Last night I dreamt
The tracks of the ground
Lying down with the suppressed emotions
In the core of their souls.

I came up with my

Shivery steps and whispered

‘Do you need my run?’

They kissed at my toes
Tears  came out from their eyes
I made a smile for them
And set myself for the run
They want.

I ran, across the almost

Suffocated tracks, on and on

And felt a thrilling sensation
Of warm and soft kisses
That throbbed my soul and heart.

The tracks embraced me

And said confidentially-

“Before you, there were only
The cold winds, and now
You in my lap.”

  • Written in 1999 at Old Boys’ Hostel, Joysagar
  • Published in Assam Tribune July 27, 2002¬†
  • Photographed at Dibrusaikhowa National Park in 2014

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