The Longing


I kept waiting eagerly for you besides the beautiful lake

Without a slight hint that my heart you are going to break

I kept longing for your warmth missing you all the while

My thoughts wandering around you, making me smile


How much I would have loved to sit hand in hand

Exploring the beauty of the lake and flowers around

The time would have then stopped for a while

For us to enjoy our quality time in our own style


But the wait seemed even longer today

Making me feel more lonelier than yesterday

My heart constantly aches for your return

My arms wanting to hold you tightly in turn


My lonely hand still keeps waiting for yours

Your calm peaceful touch has so many cures!


Sheetal Pradhan Deshpande