Kingfisher’s Nest

Kingfisher’s Nest

By Somali K Chakrabarti

Kingfisher Nest

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The king of fishers

in its disrupted habitat

flies away, fearing a trap;

With cats on the prowl,

night hawks stay awake

as they keep an eye on

The empty kingfishers nest!


© Somali K Chakrabarti

The empty Kingfisher Villa in Candolim, Goa is now guarded by SBI hired bouncers.




Lei: A wreath for your soul  is a string of short poems reflecting on nature, life, illusion and inspiration.Lei




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  • Beautiful Image and poem.. While I have been owned by many a cat.. I now have to watch neighbours cats on the prowel both with young birds and my gold fish in the pond.. Happy Sunday Somali

  • Beautiful, as usual. Your poetry is great!

  • I loved the imagery … The “King” of fishers would be happy to see it… je okey niye tumi kobita likhechho… 😀 making him even more famous… 😛

  • An ode to Mallya 😛 Good one, Somali 😀

  • the empty nest! 😀 hehe so wonderfully penned!

  • That thought is indeed very imaginative!! King…yet fears the trap…smart move! 🙂

  • Interesting juxtaposition and metamorphosis … it runs smoothly… very nicely penned…
    Sending best wishes. Aquileana 😀

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