indira babbellapati

Rookie - 70 Points (visakhapatnam, india)

Cactus - Poem by indira babbellapati

silhouetted against
a blazing sky
a thinning horizon
absorbing the dirge
of the stretching dunes
narrating the stories
hidden behind each particle
of life lived
of lives buried…

in stoic silence
there she stands
the forlorn queen of the desert
wearing a lone flower
amidst her shielding thorns

02 aug 2010
14.07


Comments about Cactus by indira babbellapati

  • Rookie - 94 Points Nivedita Bagchi SPC UK (8/4/2010 3:04:00 PM)

    Cactus the David in front of Desert Goliath succulent in xerosis…fighter…indeed the stoic queen of desert not caring prince oasis lol … subtle say of cactus caught in your bosom…and very much bonny not thorny Thanks for sharing
    Regards
    Ms. Nivedita
    UK
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  • Rookie - 41 Points Leonard Dabydeen (8/3/2010 12:58:00 AM)

    superlative imagery bringing the cactus to life in its desert domain. not so sure why...' there she stands/the forlorn queen of the desert'...
    Thanks for sharing.
    Leonard (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 41 Points Leonard Dabydeen (8/3/2010 12:57:00 AM)

    superlative imagery bringing the cactus to life in its desert domain. not so sure why...' there she stands/the forlorn queen of the desert'... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 12 Points premji premji (8/2/2010 4:01:00 AM)

    read it in poetfreak (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 876 Points Sadiqullah Khan (8/2/2010 3:47:00 AM)

    Great. He or She... :)) . Very subtle and powerful.{lone flower-many thorns} 10 (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, August 2, 2010

Poem Edited: Monday, August 23, 2010


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