This is a short poetic narration about a night in a life of a common watchman:
A starry night, with a dazzling moonlight
The smell of jasmine, senses this nose of mine
Such a lovely night with my beloved beside.
And I wonder, whether,
It’s the deadly silence of the night, or
the magic of serenity shrouding you?
Are those stars shimmering, or
is it the sparkle in your eyes?
silver ball, or
the radiant angelic face of yours?
Is it really the smell of jasmine, or
you near me?
I wonder!Is it the wine, or
your drooping, seductive eyes intoxicating me?
Am I in paradise, or
I see an angel on Earth?
And suddenly, I feel the earth shudder, or
is someone shaking me?
I no more feel the feathery touch of the angel.
I hear some voices, seem to be coming from a distance,
and, again the harsh shake.
And then, ……………..
(To be continued)