Empty sky

Houseman ,we made a house
But we lost our tree in bough,
A balcony hanging to the tree,
For a view of milkman below.

However we made our house
We would lose our mountain.
We would lose sun in its trees
To empty sky whence we fare.

( referring to A.E.Housman’s beautiful poem Give me my land of boughs in leaf…)


About nisheedhi

Retired banker with poetry and photography as chief interests
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