Category Archives: beauty

Way-word phrases

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Do these delicately arranged
words still remember
how to talk?
Stich together scattered phrases
then fall apart and run amok

Can they still take
wild flights of fancy
and tickle the brightest star?
Take one look at the bewitching moon
and crumble in a dazzling shower

I want to know if they can still seduce you,
tease you,
into an amoral dance.
Spin you into the wanton sunset,
then fold up and break the trance

Don’t they remember courting
and serenading
the reticent night?
Until the morning light…

Can they still draw music
from just a stick and stone?
I wonder if they’ve been numbed into silence
or simply lost their way home.

A reason to smile

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The playful wind tried
to draw me in,
draw me out
of my sullen whim
I rebeled,
repelled
with all my might,
refused to give in,
give up
without a fight

The sun too gazed,
tried to erase
my darkened mood
with its charming rays
The rays
could not touch me
inject me,
infect me
with life,
the rays
could not affect me

But when
the silver moon beckoned
The temptress,
in her element,
fearless and strong,
giving the blue night
a reason to smile
I knew then,
I too had got mine.
A reason to
live and love and hope,
just be,
and the strength
to cope.
The truth was right there,
underlined
The moon was right..
The choice was mine.

This is my entry for this week’s Trifecta writing challenge. Do check out the other entries too!

Pretend games

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I’ve thought of a game,
will you play with me?
Just close your eyes,
come away with me

This is how
all tales are spun
Lets pretend
we’re on the run
Escape into
the wild unknown,
fly where
no birds have flown

Up, up and over
the hills we go,
coming down’s easy,
we just slide through the snow.
There’s no one watching,
lets run real wild
Isn’t this great,
being a child?

There’s a stream up ahead,
lets splash right in,
pretend its summer
and enjoy a cool swim
Time flies so quick,
when you’re having fun
What a marvellous sight,
this setting sun!

And then, suddenly,
in the blink of eye…
I trip,
you fumble,
reach out,
but i tumble,
try to hold on
to my thoughts,
but now they’re
all jumbled…

The moment’s gone
the game is through
I loved our lil adventure
I hope you did too!

A golden sunset

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Its been a glorius summer

Wouldn’t you say so, my love?

 

I can never forget

the soft summer sky,

You and I

floating on the velvet breeze

flitting from tree to tree

in that playful way

of ours.

(Image courtesy: http://www.stuffpoint.com)

 

Don’t you remember

chasing the sun?

flying too close,

getting burned

and then turning to chase

each other instead.

Losing ourselves

in the moment.

 

We painted a pretty picture

didn’t we?

As we sailed across the speckled sky

into the golden sunset

joined together

wing-to-wing.

My heart still sings

when I think of it.

 

Now the winter has begun

and it promises to be

an especially cold one.

But I’m not scared

as long as I’m with you

 

So lets turn up our feet

to dry, lie

low

We may not still be here

when the summer dawns anew

but thats ok too

I know I’ve got many more lifetimes

and summers

left with you.

I’ve seen…

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I’ve seen the motley shades of the sky
I’ve seen a little birdie learning to fly
I’ve seen the night steal over the sun
On a dreary winter afternoon

I’ve seen the sunkissed mountain peaks
I’ve seen caged animals trying to speak
I’ve seen a raging storm’s black dress
Fade away into nothingness

I’ve seen the azure waters of the sea
I’ve seen squirrels prancing on a tree
I’ve seen the mesmerizing sultry moon
Liven up even the most melancholy tune

I’ve seen some of nature’s prettiest sights
Sanguine mornings and dreamy nights
Masterstrokes of God’s skilled brush
That no evil in the world can touch
In every little thing there’s beauty to be found
All i have to do is to look around

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An indigo sky

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Restless clouds
Jostling each other
For space
Raging, billowing
Adorned in pretty lace
From a sliver of moonlight
Peeking its way
Through the dense blanket
That keeps brimming over,
Swirling around
Like a witch’s brewing pot
Turned upside down

A persistent low rumble
Keeping the background score
Supplying the beat
For the whistling wind
Enveloping every
Living being
And a sudden burst
Of lightning
Lighting up the mystic night
Illuminating your face
In an electric blue light

In that instant
Our eyes meet
As a clap of thunder
Applauds
And time and space
Fuse together
Till all that remains
Is you, me, the indigo sky
And this enchanting weather..

The Icing on the Cake

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Color me purple

Blow me away

Whisk me up

Make me sway

 

Nice and light

And oh-so-bright

Mildly sweet

That’s just about right!

 

Generously now

Slather me on

Smoothen me up

Till the edges are gone

 

And now its time

For a bit of design

Understated, underplayed

And yet so divine

 

Add a touch

Of red and blue

Decorate me with

Some candy too!

 

Look at me now

I’m all set!

So creamy and pretty

But don’t eat me just yet!

 

Take a picture

To remember me by

Alright now, dig in

And let me hear you sigh!!