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DARLING, a poem by Debojyoti Sinha

DARLING
By Dils Debojyoti Sinha


You are my heart,
You are my song,
I have ruined my life
Only for you.

For you, I am self-oblivious
Though to others, a trash.
Yet people know that
You are my great darling.
I have ruined my life
Only for you.

You are my hope,
You are my faith,
Even if this life gets withered
No remorse.

As I have already offered
This life to you.

Let me turn to ashes
Burning in the fire of misery,
I know I will be in heaven
If I can die for you.
Even if this life gets withered
No remorse.

As I have already offered
This life to you.

(Based on “THOIGO”of Madan Mohan Mukharjee, one of the pioneers of Bishnupriya Manipuri modern poetry.First published in SELPUNG,1997)

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