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First Moments Of The First Morning Of The Summer Break

PRITAM SINGH

 

 

 

 

 

 

I heard the clouds talk

I saw the moon smile

I heard the echoes

Of a celestial dance far away


I felt a void

A void beyond words

I felt a touch

The silence touched me

I felt a current

The beauty kissed me

I was flying

I was dreaming

I was resting

I was not emailing

I was not working

I was recovering


It was another me


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Dr Pritam Singh is a Professor of Economics at Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, United Kingdom. He also takes keen interest in Punjabi literature.

 

June 21, 2016

Conversation about this article

1: Pankaj Kumar Mandal (Salt Lake City/ USA; Kolkata, India), June 21, 2016, 10:23 AM.

It is interesting to note that an eminent economist has penned a beautiful romantic poem: "... The beauty kissed me / I was flying / I was dreaming..." We will be glad to have more.

2: Sangat Singh (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), June 21, 2016, 5:26 PM.

"Balehaari kudrat vasya / tayra unt na jaa-ee lakhya" [GGS:469.10] - "Your presence is everywhere and your limit cannot be known."

3: Anup Kaur Sandhu (San Francisco, California, USA), June 08, 2017, 11:34 AM.

Just discovered that in a distinguished professor, scholar, humanitarian, a beautiful poet exists, as well! A mesmerising poem which makes the reader feel what he must have felt while writing ...'it was another me.' Looking forward to seeing more from this deep side of his ...

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