Poems by
Shalet Varghese


a poem by Shalet Varghese

I close my eyes
Just to see you all
My dreams, my little children,
You are there with me
When I close my eyes.

Though I do not yet know
Why you sometimes frighten me!!
Though I do not understand
Whether it’s just a mischief.

I wonder why you cannot
Always give me happiness.
Why you terrify me
Why you break the thread
Of my blithe, of my breath,
Why you just go away so sudden
Meddling all my thoughts.

I open my eyes again
Just to see you all once again
But you’re gone!
Just the conscious thoughts in vain
They are left with me.

Oh! My dreams
You left me all alone.