Legacy – Supatra Sen

Legacy – Supatra Sen

The ‘krishnachura’ entwines the house
In close companionship
The ‘madhabilata’ creeping on the iron gate
Add to the grace and fragrance
Of such old homes
The spreading branches
Of the mango
A warm shady invite in the sweltering summer
Where once they chased and rested…

The perennial ‘nayantara’
In every crack and crevice
Perennially loyal…
The glorious sunflowers
Swaying and sparkling
On the sun-bathed roof
In rhythm with their celestial connect
And the hibiscus – radiant abundant
Reminiscent of the daughter of house

The out of season kadamba
Bows and blooms
In final adieu
Strewn on the path
As they leave
Home…and roots
In quest
Of dreams
…and harvest

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