Theme: Sensitivity

A Woman

In the twinkle of an eye
one can browse and view
the exterior contours of a woman —
a soft chiseled countenance,
a black mole on the right temple,
on left cheek a delicate dimple,
streaks of simple smiles,
a naughty wink too
or at times, drops of deep sadness
dripping from her almond eyes,
hundred twenty pounds of flesh and blood
and five feet five inches tall -
a silhouette
against an invisible
backdrop of time!

No,
she is not
a simple algebraic assemblage
of 3-D cubes and tetrahedrons,
she is a divine summation
of recumbent layers of deep emotion.

She is an unfathomed ocean,
deep within her
take birth the waves of warm love.
Her smiles carry spring flowers,
her tears rain as monsoon showers.
A friend, a pretty soulmate,
a naughty sister, a caring mother
are her different forms - ever so dear!

18-Apr-2010

More By  : Dr. Kumarendra Mallick

Views: 1421     Comments: 3

Comments on this Poem

Comment Read some of your contributions. So beautiful the way you express ……. this one exceptionally so.

AA
29-May-2014 05:40 AM

Comment Thank you, Mahali babu. I consider your words as blessings from a brother. I feel so nice this day...

kumarendramallick
09-Feb-2011 08:32 AM

Comment I went thro some of your writings, you are genious, Congratulation, Mahalik

mahalik
09-Feb-2011 08:10 AM


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