My Divine Companion

When I opened my eyes,
you sat there smiling but said nothing.

I was confused. My gaze shifted
and you were gone.

Only night remains,
her dark-gray presence everywhere.

And I inquired: “Where have you gone?”
And night answered: “Where you must follow.”


Chrish Ramdhani is an accountant by profession. Indian and Buddhist philosophies appear frequently in his poems. This is his first published work.

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