Poetry Break: 4 Poems by Dr. Archan Mehta http://twodropsofink.com marilyn l davis

Poetry Break: 2 Poems by Dr. Archan Mehta

By: Dr. Archan Mehta

 

Poetry Break: 2 Poems by Dr. Archan Mehta http://twodropsofink.com marilyn l davis

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Poem #1: Absurdities

 

I am sorry

I hurt your feelings:

I am sorry

For the way

The ocean merges

With the land.

I am sorry

For the way

The clouds clasp the sky.

I am sorry

For so many things:

I am sorry

I could not

Protect you from

The blazing sun

And the bone-

Chilling, icy winters.

I am sorry

For leaving you alone

When you wanted company.

I am sorry

Your need for companionship

Could not match

My need to be left alone.

I am sorry

For the deafening silence

Which must have

Greeted you

Every time you

Tried to visit my home.

I am sorry

For my jail face

And my sailor’s hands.

I am sorry

For my wanderlust,

Leaving behind a

Long trail of broken hearts.

I am sorry

I could not be

In one, two, three,

Four, five and six

Places at once.

Finally, I am sorry

For not meeting your expectations.

 

Poem #2: Love Song

 

I want

To see you shine

Like a star in

The night sky.

I want to pluck

That star like

A child plucks

A flower from a garden:

I want to offer

That star

To you as a gift.

Pray, do not be

Afraid of me:

Come over here

And I will not

Allow the scorching

Sun to burn your skin.

I want to

Rescue you from

Sudden and hidden dangers:

May the clouds envelope

You in a warm

And fluffy and fuzzy embrace.

Let the gentle dawn

Arrive in your life

Like a feathered

Angel with wings

Enters paradise.

There is no need

To wander here

And there, my

Gentle flower,

Come here, near

Me, for the taste

Of honey and wine.

After all, it is time

To forget about your troubles.

I want every effort

That you make to

Be rewarded in

Cash and in kind,

So that you know

How much you

Are needed on this Earth.

Do not run away

From me or feign innocence.

Instead, sweetheart,

Walk into my home

And be my guest,

For a change,

And let us

Celebrate one

Another ’til the end.

 

 

Bio: Dr. Archan Mehta

Poetry Break: Dr. Archan Mehta marilyn l davis two drops of ink

Archan Mehta has earned a Ph.D. in Management. Currently, Dr. Mehta is a Consultant and Writer based in India who trains clients in Stress Management through the ancient practice of meditation.

Dr. Mehta’s articles and case studies have been featured in HR Future. HR Future is a leading HR magazine based in South Africa, sourced by prestigious ivy league schools in America (USA) like Harvard and Princeton. 

In 1990, Dr. Mehta won a national award for a short story in Onlooker Magazine based in Bombay (Mumbai), Maharashtra, India. The Judge was the late, great Khushwant Singh, India’s celebrated Journalist, Editor, Author, and Columnist.

Additional Publications:

  • American Poetry Anthology
  • Poets United to Advance the Arts
  • The Times of India
  • The Indian Express
  • Mid-Day
  • HR Future, Business Manager
  • India Today
  • Sportsweek
  • The Statesman
  • Ahmedabad Mirror
  • All India Management Association
  • People Matters
  • Society for Human Resource Management
  • Onlooker

Dr. Mehta is a member of several professional organizations, such as Society for Human Resource Management, Indian Society for Training and Development, Academy of HRD, Rural Marketing Association of India, Ahmedabad Management Association, Human Resource Association of India, Society for Applied Behavioral Sciences, National HRD Network and All India Management Association.

Dr. Mehta likes to stroll outdoors, listen to music, party with close friends, and read in his free time. 

Please feel free to reach out to the poet at archanm@hotmail.com or through LinkedIn.

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