Subhendu Mohanty


Walk if you can, if you will

 face the blazing sun and its scorching wrath,

with a smile on your face, stride along the path

so what if it gets tough, chin up and look ahead

where there is sun, there’s bound to be shade… Read More



How far really, how far could it be?

Beyond the frothy waves, beyond the sea,

the island of dreams, a soothing lullaby

I sing to her each night, as she goes to sleep !

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The Distant Star

The Distant Star



Subhendu Mohanty


Open, open your eyes now

He said nudging me as I lay below

a burden of clouds and a broken star

I lay crumpled, why I didn’t know!


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Midnight – A Love Story



Subhendu Mohanty


He sighed, and then murmured:

“Would I be ever able to tell you?

How much love I have, my desire,

How I drown in a boiling quagmire,

to behold that pearly face once

I adorn this dark grim attire…
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An ode to Rain

Subhendu Mohanty



Romance or melancholy…introspection or a celebration of the world around …what does the rain bring out in you?
A bit of everything yet something new?

Enjoy my latest poetry “ An ode to rain” , hope it finds a way into your hearts and minds..

A roaring fire once set his heart ablaze

An empty vastness he couldn’t camouflage

A love so pure that he could never reach

A gift of life that he could only beseech,

The sky smiled at the ocean below,

And it rained! Read More