Whimsical mind


A writing pad, pen and pencil

are lying ready on my table

I won’t sleep tonight,

write a story or a fable


A cup of hot tea on my desk

I sit on a chair

I have other thoughts

But for the time I don’t care


I must write something

be whatever that may

and finish it off nicely

before beginning of next day


Everyone is fast asleep

Only clock’s ticking I can hear

I close my eyes, think what to write

The concept is coming clear


The wind blows, windows rattle

with the sound of thunder

I jump up from my chair

And then I start to wonder


Is it the right time to write

Or should I be in bed

Have a good night sleep

And write tomorrow instead?


Rain comes and pours

Lightning I can see

A chilly night, best place is bed

Well where else it could be ?


So I am off to bed

with sudden change in plan

I would rather write tomorrow

Or as soon as I can


May be I shall have a dream

a new concept I shall find

A lot better than what tonight

I have in my mind



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sligobay 5 years ago from east of the equator

Nice rhymne and rhythmn. This dilemna is one which every writer confronts.


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pinkhawk 5 years ago from Pearl of the Orient

...this is what I'm feeling/ experiencing right now (and always, haha!).. ^_^! good idea, thanks! ^_^


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Kamalesh050 5 years ago from Sahaganj, Dist. Hooghly, West Bengal, India Author

@sligobay - Many thanks to you for your visit and comment. Much appreciated my friend. Best Wishes, Kamalesh


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Kamalesh050 5 years ago from Sahaganj, Dist. Hooghly, West Bengal, India Author

@pinkhawk - How nice of you to visit and comment my dear friend - Many thanks. Best Wishes, Kamalesh :-):-)


Ravi Basu 5 years ago

Hello Kamalesh050, This is the third poem that I have read this evening. It is very Beautiful and Funny. You write very well and I wish you all success. Take care.


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Kamalesh050 5 years ago from Sahaganj, Dist. Hooghly, West Bengal, India Author

Ravi Basu, Thank you for the comment, I feel great!

Best Wishes my friend, Kamalesh


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PDXKaraokeGuy 4 years ago from Juneau, Alaska

I like this, Kamalesh. Very well done. Good use of rhyme without delving into cliche.


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Kamalesh050 4 years ago from Sahaganj, Dist. Hooghly, West Bengal, India Author

You have made my day! I am delighted to have your lovely comment. Thank you so much for all your kind words.

Best Wishes, Kamalesh


Pritam 4 years ago

Beautiful poem Kamalesh! Very well done. I had a great time reading some of your poems today; shall visit again shortly.

God Bless.


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Kamalesh050 4 years ago from Sahaganj, Dist. Hooghly, West Bengal, India Author

Thanks Pritam for reading and commenting. Much appreciated.

Best Wishes, Kamalesh

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