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May 27, 2024

Articles by Gopal Lahiri



[Poem] [Opinion]

Poem

Night Show (2019-11-18) poem unrhymed

Gopal Lahiri was born and grew up in Kolkata, India. He is a bilingual poet, writer, editor, critic and translator and published in Bengali and English language.

Wingless Dreams (2020-01-13) poem unrhymed

"...Exposing the fault lines, And the conversation with it,..."

Pretence (2020-02-17) poem unrhymed

"...The silvery moon and dusty night Run dry along the shining pavements..."

Nameless (2020-03-23) poem unrhymed

"...Open the old envelope On the depths of time..."

Summer of Discontent (2020-04-27) poem unrhymed

"...Feeling impassable cold hard reality..."

Covid 19 (2020-07-13) poem unrhymed

"...sinking deeper and deeper in the whir of death..."

Love is a Verse (2020-08-10) poem unrhymed

"...You come from a place where moon swifts to mirth..."

Wordless (2020-09-07) poem unrhymed

"...Cloudless evening holds promise..."

Haiku (2020-10-12) poem unrhymed

"...the pigeons flutter their wings..."

Lockdown (2020-11-09) poem unrhymed

"...handshakes are denied by sealed iron door..."

Those Maybes (2021-02-08) poem unrhymed

"...Each cry is now an artifact of eternity..."

Refuge (2021-03-08) poem unrhymed

"...Every musical note, even the abstract holds its silence..."

River (2021-04-12) poem unrhymed

"...Trees are already on their knees to greet the breeze...

Iron Chest (2021-05-10) poem unrhymed

"...I think night is the right time..."

Long-Distance Calls (2021-06-07) poem unrhymed

"...I hear people cry and hurt just like I do..."

Silence of Clocks (2021-08-30) poem unrhymed

"...in a summer the breeze that closes the windows..."

The Image That I Am (2021-09-27) poem unrhymed

"...I see moments that seem motionless..."

Warmth (2021-10-25) poem unrhymed

"...White clouds are forming and reforming above the river and the distant town..."

Pristine Landscape (2021-11-22) poem unrhymed

"...Morning rays give birth to freedom and hope..."

Haiku (2021-12-20) haiku

Mid-winter presents...

Salvation (2022-01-17) poem unrhymed

"...see things anew in a long river running..."

Senryu (2022-05-16) poem unrhymed

"...dense forest, now a clean-shaven look, bullish real estate..."

Search (2022-06-13) poem unrhymed

"...write seven alphabets under the eyelids..."

Light of Connection (2022-07-11) poem unrhymed

"...in a world where words are woven like tapestries...

Rename (2022-08-08) poem unrhymed

"...I often rechristen my days..."

Azure Music (2022-09-05) poem unrhymed

"...I will sing, not knowing which raga or lullabies..."

Story Elements (2022-10-03) poem unrhymed

"...Between wreckage and resilience salvation lies..."

Tremor (2022-11-07) poem unrhymed

"...I stare at the broken columns and pillars..."

Soft Maple Street (2022-12-05) poem unrhymed

"...The sky is featureless, the light spreads like a stain..."

Solitary Window (2023-02-27) poem unrhymed

"...blinds filter sun light descending on the jacaranda tree..."

Liquid Gold (2023-03-27) poem unrhymed

"...a marriage of rock and fluid..."

Sky’s Script (2023-04-24) poem unrhymed

"...only the moonlight understands..."

Sketches (2023-05-22) poem unrhymed

"...with these hands I smear colours -- mauve, scarlet, pink..."

Senryu (2023-06-19) poem unrhymed

"...a visual delight..."

Haibun (2023-07-17) poem unrhymed

Trace (2023-08-14) poem unrhymed

"...I want to write in dusty pages..."

How hushed it is (2023-09-11) poem unrhymed

"...I touch the darkness to feel the night..."

Darkness (2023-10-09) poem unrhymed

"...the sense of sinking in the shifting sands ..."

Unreal (2023-11-06) poem unrhymed

"...the leaves are filling a doorway..."

Beyond (2024-04-29) poem unrhymed

"...nobody knows what will happen next..."

Senryu (2024-05-20) poem unrhymed

"...cold in absence of your laughter..."

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Opinion

Shining Shadow Poetry: a review of Where the Shadow Falls by Raja Chakraborty (2023-09-11) book review

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