Romantic Reflections…


In the solitude of the night, the lonely breeze caressed my face,

Waking me up from a dream unlived to an unrealistic world –

Where was I? My reddened eyes cried out making my heartbeat race

To the point where slumber overpowered my nightmarish whirl…


This isn’t the first time dark clouds embellished my staggering mind

For I have had my share of depression long ago,

This was unusual, a feeling that made me go blind

And oblivious to the piercing wind that blows…


This feeling that burns within my heart makes me insane

And thirsty every time his touch wakes me up from sleep.

Is this what they call love? Or is this that pain

That makes your melancholic heart instantly leap?


Then why does the piercing wind not change into a soothing breeze?

Why does his deep voice not speak the words of love and affection?

This isn’t mere friendship, but neither is this one of those feelings that seize

Your heart to make it a plethora of romantic reflections…



Shreya Dutta is the Founder & Creative Head of StarWords India and the author of “Dance in the Rain”. She is an engineer by qualification and a writer by passion. Years ago, when little girls were jotting down their bucket list, Shreya was lost in her dreamland in which she was immortal. Dutta had started off writing at an early age because she believed that writing not only helped her to voice her opinion but also led her closer to immortality. With every write-up that gets published, Shreya believes that she gets embedded in the pages of history to inspire the youngsters who dream likewise. Writing is not just her passion; it is her way of taking the road less travelled.

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