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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