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December 19, 2012

A Sadhu in Varanasi, India. Français : Un Sâdh...



A Potter man’s hands

And with a Watch repairer’s eyes

I wish to hold and see



A Professor’s pen

And with a Doctor’s Needle

I wish to write and pinch



A Manual Scavenger’s Head

And with a Banker’s Calculator

I wish to ferry and count



A Priest’s Cloak

And with a Chef’s Nose

I wish to cover and sniff



A Wanderer’s Legs

And with a Sadhu’s hair

I wish to traverse and knot


Your silhouette, your giggles

Your mass, your fragrance

Your territory, your being!

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48 Comments leave one →
  1. December 19, 2012 1:15 am

    and your composition,,,wonderfully written… :)

    • December 19, 2012 1:40 am

      Thanks Sarabjeet. Welcome to the blog!!

  2. December 19, 2012 2:35 am

    Very nice

    • December 19, 2012 9:28 am



  3. December 19, 2012 5:02 am

    How we wish to have the best from everyone and become the best of ourselves…Interesting, thought provoking and a ray of positivity. Lovely poem.

    • December 19, 2012 9:29 am

      nicely said Saru!

  4. December 19, 2012 8:16 am

    That blew me over! You went ahead invoking the choicest imagery, piling up for the breathtaking climax. Your poem is a delight to the closing breath.

    • December 19, 2012 9:29 am

      Thank you!

  5. December 19, 2012 10:25 am

    अति सुंदर।

  6. December 19, 2012 12:44 pm


  7. December 19, 2012 1:32 pm

    As I read this, I could conjure up the images in my mind, which truly proves this poem as a masterpiece!

  8. December 19, 2012 3:25 pm

    wonderful poem………

    • December 20, 2012 10:11 am


  9. December 19, 2012 4:01 pm

    Incredible…loved it so much that i cannot stop from commenting it…!!!

    • December 20, 2012 10:11 am

      Thanks Anjan…Hope to hear more often from you!!

  10. December 19, 2012 6:52 pm

    first time visiting, i liked what I saw, oops read…:)

    • December 20, 2012 10:12 am

      thanks dear!! please do visit again!

  11. December 21, 2012 9:31 am

    I’m wondering: why didn’t this post appear on my reader. WordPress is becoming very naughty nowadays.

    This is too good a poem, most importantly, I must applaud your imagination.

    “Watch repairer’s eyes
    a Banker’s Calculator
    Priest’s Cloak
    Sadhu’s hair”

    Where did you get all these from? ;) Such attention to every minute details. Incredible!

  12. December 21, 2012 4:13 pm

    yay!!!! amit baba is back! :)

    loved the poem, your way of exploring… what? the world? your lover? literary world?

    • December 21, 2012 9:35 pm

      ishaaron ko agar samjho raaz ko raaz rehne do!!


      • December 27, 2012 1:13 pm

        jee janab. ishara samajh me to nahi aaya par…

  13. December 22, 2012 4:40 pm

    ah, my friend, you’ve been conquered and don’t you know it… ;) :)

  14. December 24, 2012 1:32 am

    I sent the wrong link. Sorry This is the correct one for the influential blog of 2012 Honor.

  15. sash permalink
    January 2, 2013 9:25 pm

    nice one! i liked what you write about the watch repairer’s eye!

    • January 4, 2013 11:13 pm

      thanks sash!! glad u liked it!!

  16. January 2, 2013 11:17 pm

    wow!! incredible poetry… :)

    • January 4, 2013 11:13 pm

      thanks a lot odyzz!!

  17. January 3, 2013 1:35 pm

    happy new year! wish you a fantabulous year!

    • January 4, 2013 11:13 pm

      thanks ji!! same to u!

  18. January 6, 2013 4:10 am

    Oh this is good!
    This is GOOD!

    • January 6, 2013 11:27 am

      thanks and happy new year!!

  19. January 7, 2013 2:05 pm

    hello, PC… have a busy and happy new year! cheerio :)

    • January 7, 2013 2:31 pm


  20. January 7, 2013 3:51 pm

    new post please!

  21. January 10, 2013 1:43 pm

    A very strong image accompanied by wonderful words. I wish you all the best for the new year.

    • January 10, 2013 1:47 pm

      thanks Munchow!

  22. January 24, 2013 4:39 pm

    What a wonderful poem!! Thanks so much for sharing it!

    • January 26, 2013 10:13 am

      Thanks a lot!!

  23. February 1, 2013 4:39 pm

    kidhar ho amitbaba? kumbh ke mele me?

    • February 6, 2013 9:18 am

      dilli mein!!

  24. February 6, 2013 8:04 am

    What a wonderful blog you have! A beautifully written post.

    • February 6, 2013 9:18 am

      Thanks WB!!

  25. February 9, 2013 4:05 am

    Your thoughts, your words
    Simply Awesome!

    • February 14, 2013 1:32 pm

      Thanks a lot!

  26. February 17, 2013 9:42 pm

    Where are you?

    Here is a Liebster for you: Merci, Mes Amis

  27. February 19, 2013 1:07 pm

    A Liebster comin’ up for ya !

  28. March 10, 2013 4:34 pm

    Beautiful and passionate Amit :-)

    • March 10, 2013 4:44 pm

      Thanks Madhu!

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