Saturday, June 16, 2012


To you who valued
Money over friendship
Who borrowed … 
Only to cheat!!
Stories of hardship
Weaved so neat!!
Promising to meet me on an evening
To return the debt
Casually marking
A date
With an arrow on the calendar!
But that is a paradise unknown to you!

You sever all connections with me -
Calls rejected,
Emails unanswered !
My faith in friendship stands torn,
Passion awaits you folorn,
Secretly uttering verses of anticipation
That you would return
     Restore the pride of associations,
     Tame the snakes of evil doubt
     And sort the riot of emotions………
All but for an amount
How big or small is not the question
It cost me a friend
Who turned into a fiend
Tell me the what went amiss
If all you need is
More time.
But that is a paradise unknown to you.
P.S.: The poem ends here... and it is a contest entry, as you can make out from the link below; but I cannot close this post without mentioning Ekta of Numerounity. She is the one who encouraged me to try my hand at poetry, fearlessly. I hope you liked reading it too.
This post is part of the contest Ten words to a Story(or Poem).. on


Unknown said...

First try...did not seem like a first. You are a natural and the topic is something we can all relate to. Well done!

Anupama K. Mazumder said...

Welcome and thanks!!!

Vikalp said...

Having experienced the same, I could easily relate to it.

A nice poem.


ashok said...

agree with Helen...hope to see you write more and more...cheers Anu.

My Unfinished Life said...

wonderful actually...ur words have a lucid feel to it!!!....


ekta khetan said...


Its have done such a good job. meaningful & intense and yet so real!

Kudos...keep writing!

Ekta Khetan aka numerounity :)

umashankar said...

Hey, that is impressive! I don't know whether you will vever be reunited with your money, but you can blog very well.

Anupama K. Mazumder said...

I understand most of us have experienced this, in some form or the other.

Thanks and Cheers!!!

You must be mad.

You are the reason behind the poem. It was for you I dared to even try writing poetry.

Reunion with money wont happen, I am sure. That is something that is gone for good, along with the borrower. Thanks for the appreciation!

Sreeja said...

It is really good..keep going...

Anupama K. Mazumder said...

Thank you, dear.

JJ said...

Powerful post and quite interesting. Well done.

Anupama K. Mazumder said...


Anonymous said...

Very nicely written Anupama!! A poem which we all can relate to..

All the best!

Deeba PAB said...

It's brilliant Anupama. You've done a fab job!

Mohini Puranik said...

I didn't feel it was first attempt on poetry. Beautifully crafted the situation and emotions, I loved the topic too. All the best.

Anupama K. Mazumder said...

Yes, it is an incident common to most of us, isnt it?

Thanks, dear. But you cannot be serious.

Thanks for such kind words.