A Friend From Far

Poem By Bhaswat Chakraborty

Oh, ho! Oh ho, here you are
My friend, my friend from far
Am I glad to see you here
Oh my friend, oh dear, dear!

All this road you have treaded
All its rough have you coped
Don’t know what you were fed
Don’t know what you had groped

Let me wash your feet
Oh friend, oh love of mine
Let me offer you a seat
Let your big smile shine

Tell me, tell me all that you want
It’s been long we saw each other
Skipping anything? No, you can’t
I demand all of it to hear

I don’t have a lot to go but
I’ll offer it all I got in the hut
Even if it’s not there in what I got
Do tell me dear you want what

Those days of your modest help
And my limited little means
Remember how our strong self
Learnt and got by since!

Stay here as long you like
May be stay here for ever
Your presence is such a hike
Think of leaving never


Oh good neighbors, come here
Come here and see who I have
It’s my friend who has come from far
It’s my friend whom I much love
He’s my heart, he’s my soul
Shower him love and cheer! !


PS
'Is it not delightful to have a friend come from afar? ' – Confucius

Comments about A Friend From Far

friends of old mostly when they are from afar are really one of the most welcomed.
Your friends must indeed be blessed to have you in their lives. A fine piece with a smooth flow.
EEEEH! Man I m happy to have a dear poet from far.A friend from far this is the type of poem my life likes most.
...I have travelled far...and how my men know me... I no not...but I'm here in peace with my friend.10
it is very beautiful and good poem. so touchy to read it. thank you for sharing


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