The ‘Umbrella Guy’

The ‘Umbrella Guy’

Lost in his thoughts
walking down the pavement
That man always dreamed to go far beyond

Tortured by loneliness
Yet exulted with many
When did he become life’s unwanted pawn

Pouring water touched the time
When his merrymaking friend used to smile
kissing away all his troubles as sure as magic wand

Her melting embrace, her twinkling eyes
when lost at the age of six
“Come back, Mom” is all he could say when life had him conned

Precious bond was broken, with it his little heart
running after those shadows
Wish he could turn time around

He forgot to express
even at people’s behest
reminiscing those days when he didn’t require words to respond

With time elapsing, new friends entered life
some betrayed some left in a while
he kept searching into the horizon for something more than a Utility Bond

People said “you’re heartless”
he smiled and move forward
he knew he lost his heart with the person when he got abandoned

Yet he tried to keep them happy
and yet girls question for men being so insensitive
how could he tell them that he had been trying to feel… since long

Falling rain reminded him of everything
those untroubled childhood days of fun
drenched from head to toe act was loved & never once frowned

He hopes to be with someone
being that chirpy boy again
thinks while walking down the pavement,

because this ‘Umbrella Guy’ deserves to be owned

17 Replies to “The ‘Umbrella Guy’”

  1. i loved it….
    Title The umbrella guy is the best. The best line “β€œCome back, Mom” is all he could say when life had him conned”. I am touched.
    great work keep it up.

  2. You will get highest likes on this post……
    You’re too good in writing emotional pieces. You know who to put it in words.
    God bless you.

  3. Kanika, I had a chance to go through and read quite a bit of your writing.
    It is some of strongest writing I have read in a long time.
    This in piece in particular is something special.
    It is very moving.
    Best regards,
    Forrest

    1. This is so wonderful. It’s so gratifying to receive such kind words. I deeply and sincerely appreciate it. Thank you so much Forrest. I will look forward to interact with you more 😊😊

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