Treasure Island

Kesav Venkat Easwaran

(June 5th / Palghat- Kerala- India)

A Flower In Disguise…


Filling the air around
Sublime a fragrance strikes!
Alluring sweet ’n soft
This soothing smell arrives
My sense rears to find
From where this feel derives
But fails to place the source
Who sends this scent divine?

Oh! Dear! I now hear
Arousing words yours,
Passion honey to share
Profound burning fire;
Before the sleepless night
Disheartened goes tired,
It’s your flower
Inviting me to there!

17 08 08

Submitted: Sunday, August 17, 2008
Edited: Tuesday, November 18, 2008

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  • KYLEE BARTZ (5/20/2010 3:07:00 AM)

    good poem. you have your own style. and it sounds good. the words are just flowy. (Report) Reply

  • Patti Masterman (12/2/2009 10:45:00 AM)

    This is clever and also very sweet. Any flower would be proud to have this written in its honor, I might add. (smile) (Report) Reply

  • Mandara Pookal (11/14/2009 10:38:00 AM)

    Who could this truly be?
    Sublime and fancy free?
    Alluring sweet and soft
    Your sense to soar aloft?
    So may the fire burn
    As sleepless should you turn
    Aroused in passion's fire
    Disguised but causing ire
    (I pray that this be a fitting tribute to your outstanding love potion) (Report) Reply

  • Ejaz Khan (7/30/2009 4:19:00 AM)

    A very charming way to please... though it could be all true, enjoyed it tremendously! (Report) Reply

  • Sonya Florentino (7/7/2009 6:31:00 AM)

    Ha-ha, Esav...well done... you've managed to disguise eroticsm which make it all the more so.... ;) (Report) Reply

  • Pandian Angelina (6/18/2009 12:10:00 PM)

    You touched heights unreached when a wafting fragrance personifies your love, written with brilliance!
    Angel (Report) Reply

  • Cindy Kreiner Sera (5/20/2009 12:14:00 PM)

    Flower in disguise, Fragrance awakens, searching - encompassing love, life and divinity, a very good write and I will read again- a lot going on here. Thank you (Report) Reply

  • Subroto Chatterjee (5/1/2009 9:57:00 PM)

    Elusive is the fragrance...so is the allusion attached to it. Sometimes the aura surrounding the mystery is far more alluring than flesh and blood described by you (or not) . Such is the power of illusion and....love! !
    Keep on loving, Kesav..

    Cheers.
    Subroto (Report) Reply

  • Naidz Ladia (1/21/2009 6:32:00 AM)

    desguise? ...are u n doubts? ...confused of hving her as the scented flower with arousing wrds? ..i guess...she s the real flower, a flower u longed..but why n desguise? ... (Report) Reply

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