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So Sweet...

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Tired, I slept off early,
could not hear the clatter of the rain
nor could stretch my hands
to hold the droplets

But when I went up
to see the early sun on our terrace
I was touched by the thoughtfulness
of the chameli creeper;
it didn’t offer just the flowers - fragrant and fresh,
but it had cupped its each leaf
to fill rainwater for me to caress!
  

Image © Getty Images

08-Aug-2012

More By  : Dr. Kumarendra Mallick

Views: 1377     Comments: 8

Comments on this Poem

Comment Thank you, Jai ji for your appreciation and candid words.

kumarendramallick
09-Aug-2012 03:57 AM

Comment Thank you, Madhavi. Poems cup the joys of nature or joys get into the cup of our hearts! Both are effectively same.

kumarendramallick
09-Aug-2012 03:55 AM

Comment That will be great, Kulbir ji. That is the way we celebrtae monsoon, monsoon flowers and the greenery. Best regards.

kumarendramallick
09-Aug-2012 03:51 AM

Comment Thank you, Rupradha for your equally 'sweet' response. Love.

kumarendramallick
09-Aug-2012 03:48 AM

Comment So touching!

jairathore
09-Aug-2012 00:23 AM

Comment wow..so sweet!!

Rupradha
08-Aug-2012 15:02 PM

Comment Your poem cups the joys of nature Dr Mallik

Madhavi
08-Aug-2012 14:53 PM

Comment I would make chai from that rainwater and chameli (jasmine) flowers, and savor it under the tree.

Kulbir
08-Aug-2012 13:19 PM


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