Shadows of Time

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Author: Kailash Varma
Pages: 88
Year of Publication: 2001
Price: HB Rs 100, FB Rs 80
HB 81-7595-847-2 (8175958472)
FB 81-7595-8484-0 (81759584840)

About the Author
Kailash Varma, presently residing in New Delhi, did his Master’s from the University of Delhi, and has been writing poetry as a hobby. His poems have been published in journals and newspapers both in India and abroad. Varma belonged to the Indian Foreign Service and has now retired.



You are more myself than I am;
that is how I came to you.
For what was I but a mere point;
and now: a skyline infinite!
I was lonely, unspeakably lonely:
and now: a world of two in one!
I was a restless rustle
craving to be redeemed
till I became resurgent in you.
I am now steeped in mystic heritage
born of my bond with you!
I deny no god or divinity
and long to be nothing but you,
for you transcend them all.

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