पतंगों का त्यौहार बसन्त- पंचमी
देख कर अपने शहर में यूँ ही,
आ गयी याद 'The Kite Runner’ पढ़ी थी कहीं,
'हसन' तो सैंकड़ों दिखे भागते गलियों में लेकिन
'आमिर जान' एक भी नज़र आया किसी छत पे नहीं !
PS: Those of my friends who have read Khaled Houessini’s
“The Kite Runner” would be able to recognise the sting of the
satire in my above verse. I recommend the others to read this
book not so to appreciate my poem as to make a good reading.
And yes, “A Thousand Splendid Suns” too, by the same writer,
which is an even more beautiful work!
Nice post ! But I haven't read that book yet. . .ReplyDelete
Thank you Abhinav!Delete
In my head vasant panchami and kits are happy things, Housessini's books are sad stories of sad times full of anguish ..ReplyDelete
So true Sunil...I have tried to surface the pathos underneath merry times...the very sight of those poor boys running after kites makes you sad...Delete
nice poem...and the story is outstanding...ReplyDelete
those who have'nt read the book..can see a plot summary in wikipedia and enjoy the poem..
Thank you Vidya for appreciating the poem and suggesting to read the plot summary to those who have not read the book.!Delete
nice one Amit...ReplyDelete
BTW "the kite runner" is still in my pending list... :P
will read it soon... ;)
Thank you bro! Please make sure to read my lines once again after you've read the book to actually realize them. Thanks!Delete
Wow..such a lovely poem! haven't read the book though!!ReplyDelete
Thank you Jen!Delete