Bullseye


Unleash your arrow dipped in space and time
And let it fly for twelve long months of time:

First January and returns to school:
A penitent and penitentiary time.

Then February made its short debut
And acts dramatic all-consumed my time.

Then March came militantly to my door
And brought its music metered for the time.

Soon April poured its contents on my floor
As Brutus brooded silence for a time.

Came May and made my number twenty-two
And Martha’s Vineyard home for one week’s time.

Bright June brought sunshine and an internship
Set sail upon a voyage for some time.

July sought refuge on my beach’s shore
And Carolina ventures in its time.

Then August brought the voyage to a close
And school began a fresh cycle of time.

September fetched its labor-heavy load
And all the days grew shorter in their time.

October haunted more with harried tasks
That hurried deadlines, deadening the time.

November, as you like it, came and went,
A cornucopia of thankful time.

December, and semester draws to close–
Expensive month for what we call free time.

Unleash your arrow dipped in space and time
And let it fly for twelve long months of time.

Love the simple things

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4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Meenakshi Malhotra
    Jan 01, 2013 @ 01:15:09

    beautifully written! A very happy new year to you and your family.

    Reply

    • wordcoaster
      Jan 01, 2013 @ 14:51:23

      Thank you! May you have a blessed New Year as well! Thank you so much for your faithful readership, it means so much to me. I enjoy your blog with its analysis of events in India and beautiful poetry 🙂

      Reply

  2. ruchi jain
    Jan 02, 2013 @ 03:35:53

    Very impressive post on whole year…

    Reply

    • wordcoaster
      Jan 02, 2013 @ 15:17:16

      Thank you! Poetry is a wonderful tool for reflection, and this was a helpful exercise in remembering the different milestones and events and feelings that occurred during the year 🙂

      Reply

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