Treasure Island

Kesav Venkat Easwaran

(June 5th / Palghat- Kerala- India)

A Budding Bloom…


Dear me! You wax and wane
Akin to moon
Display a crescent to full
Differ lovingly day by day...
A no-moon day too gives
The longing to watch
A nascent frill on sky next day...

03 08 08

Submitted: Sunday, August 03, 2008
Edited: Friday, April 10, 2009

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  • Raj Nandy (3/29/2010 8:40:00 AM)

    A LOVELY POEM KESAV ji! Janani in her comments has also captured the mood effectively! 10!
    -Raj (Report) Reply

  • Janani Ashwin (12/25/2009 11:37:00 AM)

    It's like this..........one day so many comments/messages and somedays nothing at all.............but the absence of it makes it more hopeful to watch out for something shortly...............janani (Report) Reply

  • Mandara Pookal (11/8/2009 12:54:00 AM)

    This poem is like comparing a woman at an unsure stage of her life to the moon and how she reacts in showing her phases (faces) .........smile, beautifully written. Thanks, mandara (Report) Reply

  • Smiley Hooker (7/15/2009 8:16:00 AM)

    Don't worry if the moon wanes, your poetry blooms beautifully all the way.10 smiles for you, my friend :) (Report) Reply

  • Marieta Maglas (7/8/2009 11:53:00 AM)

    you suggest very well the darkness by using this epithet: ''A no-moon day too gives ''.well written poem..10+ from me (Report) Reply

  • Karin Anderson (sorry can't vote or comment) . (6/1/2009 7:10:00 AM)

    The moon represents the depth of our subconscious and shows how we express our emotions and nurturing skills, and it is the feminine side of our nature. And she can be quite fickle as your poem creatively shows. Interesting work.... Karin Anderson (Report) Reply

  • Jasmin Whyte (5/22/2009 6:54:00 AM)

    yes i'm afraid so.............the female of the species, being as we are affected by all of that in a tidal fashion (Report) Reply

  • Subroto Chatterjee (4/30/2009 9:59:00 PM)

    That's a good baby song...a little baby or your beloved one...Listen to Elvis Presley's 'Moody Blues'...regarding the missus.
    As for the little baby, you can croon your lovely poem as a lullaby..

    Cheers.
    Subroto (Report) Reply

  • Akhila V (4/28/2009 10:27:00 PM)

    thats a sweet n simple poem.the phases of the moon described in depth with simple words.Humans do go through that change, unbelievably, unnoticed.Liked it a lot.Nice write. (Report) Reply

  • Naidz Ladia (2/6/2009 5:13:00 AM)

    in this early developmental stage..., there, ... blooms your hopes to see for a new tomorrw...cheers dear kessav..
    naizz (Report) Reply

  • Salu Salu (1/18/2009 2:44:00 AM)

    a budding bloom teaches the magnificient use of imagery, simply an exquisite vision that emitts all flesh and blood.....the real zest, the endless passion of mankind...the never ending and unquenched thirst of love..........sweeeeeeeeeeet
    rgrds/salu (Report) Reply

  • Con Nie (11/20/2008 3:10:00 AM)

    Nice poem to read at this late hour. Thanks for sharing it. Sincerely, Connie Webb (Report) Reply

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