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Monday, 26 April 2021

Valley of Nostalgia (Magic and Alchemy)

 


I find my way back again
to the alluring valley of nostalgia
Lit by fireflies of memories
Keepsakes sprouting like daffodils
The petrichor, night-jasmine
and other familiar aromas
inviting me in;
I hear the voice of loved ones
favorite childhood songs and jingles 
combined to form a delectable melody.

The valley of nostalgia
A bewitching, magnificent place
Present fades away
Unreal becomes real
Realm of magic realism.
I lay down on the valley
taking in all the beauty 
until the sun shines brightly,
jolting me out of my reverie.
The valley of nostalgia
is a magical place to be
but I have dreams to fulfill
songs to sing
stories to write
years to live. 

Purba Chakraborty

26.04.2021

 I’m participating in #BlogchatterA2Z




11 comments:

  1. Your poem resonates i have promises to keep. Love how you juxtaposed dream of nostalgia with the present
    Deepika Sharma

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  2. Fireflies of memories... what a beautiful usage. Like 'miles to go before I sleep'. Your poetry is wonderful..

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  3. Nostalgia....... The theme of my this year's A2Z....... The thing about remembering old times is like draping oneself in a warm blanket. Always welcoming and ever alluring...........

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  4. Beautiful! Touching! Lovable! And what not? This post of yours.

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  5. Robert Frost's 'miles to go before I sleep' comes to mind.

    Your poetry is like dewdrops on petals--at once magical and real. Love it.

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  6. Nostalgia is very alluring. But sadly we cannot live there for ever. Very beautiful lines.

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  7. Loved the positive twist to bring one back to the present moment!

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  8. Much beauty. Valley of nostalgia, what a lovely choice of words.

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