The poem 'In waiting' is published in Durga Puja Issue of 'DIGBALAYA' published from Bhubaneshwar.
The poem tells Goddess Durga of the plight still exists inspite her arrival on Earth assuring the end of
all the evils mankind suffers from. Still on Dasahara day a commoner
waits for her arrival as 'Basanti Durga' where she can choose a 'Rama'
to handover chosen arrows for the demons of the day.
DURGA PUJA: Lord Rama did Durga Puja on consecration of 'setu bandha' on
sea to reach Lanka. This puja in Odisha is celebrated as 'Basanti Durga
Critical Comments on the poem are solicited.