Golden and silver fish,blue and violet Millions and millions of shining pieces of Diamond passion-hued A razor-sharp motion cutting the sea Into two halves, Invincible you. Covering the vast length of the sea With your finns You outdo the tides That kiss the hill-tops Your eyes overflow with gusts of dreams Touching the farthest horizon The first child of … [Read more...]
Mahim Bora (6 July 1924 – 5 August 2016) was an Indian writer and educationist from Assam.He was elected as a president of the Assam Sahitya Sabha held in 1989 at Doomdooma. He was awarded with most notably with the Padma Shri in 2011, the Sahitya Akademi Award in 2001 and the Assam Valley Literary Award in 1998. Assam Sahitya Sabha conferred its highest honorary title Sahityacharyya on him in 2007.
Throughout the entire monsoon afternoon My eyes sit upon the plinth The afternoon sits on a tuft of grass Beside this plinth of mine. What's it, all of a sudden The flash of green lighting is fixed On a tuft of grass Beside my plinth My vision freezes on the eyelids In ecstasy! In wonder! In the caresses of the first night! The stalls of beauty are many … [Read more...]
The last showers have just petered out, Now it's afternoon In the woods of the serene body Sparkled blue and green fireworks Bright, swarthy! [The drum-beats stopped Multitude of Chaotali dances Spattered giggling Round the sides of the pond, Swarthy, bright! ] Enchanted are my legs! A brimful pond Engulfs the expanse of its sides The weight of an … [Read more...]
The heart suddenly beings to toss about in anguish Has one more remained there as remnant From those fish long kept alive? Were those dreams alight In the cluster of vermilion apples Unreached by missiles or hooked poles? - the May-noon perched upon the ebony branch Whistles out melodies of the woods The White Spirit nestled in the fork Pompously plays the … [Read more...]
Fish? golden silvery, fish? blue violet Lustre of bright diamonds fish in millions Coloured yearnings Razor-slitting pace splitting the sea into halves O’ irresistible! With the flying fins Shrouding even the sea’s wide expanse Thwarting the summit-caressing waves O’ eternal coloured yearning Creation’s first offspring Fish? golden silvery, fish? blue violet … [Read more...]