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A Poet's Dream
(6 September 1916 - 1 August 2002 / Santa Cruz, Manila / Philippines)

A Poet's Dream

Poem By Padma Prasad Devkota

I wait for you
ready to leap at you
from every corner
at every turn
gathered to spring at you
from the shadow
of every tree
this is an ambush
but I am not the assassin
I wait, not with a knife,
but love, heavy, dripping in my hands.

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is it about waiting for love to come
plss can anyone explain to me what the poem is all about
love still waiting here with not a knife but with a heart grief!
but I am not the assassin I wait, not with a knife, but love, heavy, dripping in my hands. lovely poem. tony
please the message of your poem to other people


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