Monday, 20 April 2015

The Evening Sky (FPFS~Day 1)

(I took this picture during my trip to a place called Noorpur in WestBengal from where the Ganges looked beautiful)

Countless emotions
Somersault at the profound core
Of her being;
Mirroring the sky
That swiftly changes colors
During dawn and dusk.

Perplexing and harrowing
Her heart sometimes agonizes
And frequently blisters;
But she can fathom
This too shall pass
Everything is transient and nothing lasts.

She gazes at the evening sky
Till it gets pitch dark
Faintly alight by few stars;
But she is mindful
The more dark it gets,
The more ablaze it would be with the new sunshine.

I have been tagged by my friend Kiran and my brother Sachin to take part in the Five photos Five stories challenge (FPFS) which is- Post a picture for 5 consecutive days and attach a post to it fiction, poem or short write-up. It can be anything to suit your taste.

I am tagging my dear friend Gaurab who has always been my driving force behind blogging on Day One and as a part of challenge, I will tag a new person on Day Two.


  1. Lovely poem to match the beautiful pic.

    1. Thank you so much, Kiran. All your FPFS posts were amazing :)

  2. its always makes me smile when i watch sunset :) nice click :) poem is so intense and meaningful suits pic <3 it :)

    1. I also love to watch and capture sunset and sunrise, Sachin. Thanks a ton :)

  3. Wow thats a beautiful poem Purba :)

  4. The words have perfectly complemented the picture...wonderful Purba.

    Visited Noorpur, beautiful picnic spot :-)

    1. Thank you so much dear :)
      Glad to know that you have visited Noorpur too. It's indeed a lovely picnic spot. I went there during the winter once.

  5. Beautiful picture and apt lines to go with it.

  6. That's a beautiful poem with a great shot.

  7. Hey, thank you so much for tagging Purba. You too have been such an inspiration in my life. Reading through all the 5 posts of this challenge has been an enriching experience. You have got such a great gift of writing. Loved your poems and short stories. <3 <3 <3

    1. Thank you so so so much, dear Gaurab. Your appreciation means a lot to me. I am so glad that you loved all the posts of FPFS :)


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