Treasure Island

Kranthi Pothineni


Flower to Flower


I came across one flower
While walking in a garden
It saw me and gave a smile
I too smiled and walked
Each day in garden I smiled

One day I gazed at flower
At its plant and roots closely
I observed its dance in wind
And its dance made me sing
It made me smile all my time

Everyday I went to flower
Smiled with it and came back
My days went like seconds
Nights passed like years
Flower made me its lover

So I wrote songs on its dance
On its lovely beautiful smile
All about its charming beauty
And my state of dying slowly
In which I am smiling daily

One day I saw flower singing
In the garden while jogging
Song reveled its moving off
From my garden to a house
Of loved one from its past

I smiled on all my songs
While writing a new song
Its song of flower to flower
Which I gave to my flower
When departing from my lover

Submitted: Wednesday, August 26, 2009
Edited: Wednesday, August 26, 2009

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  • Antonio Liao (8/28/2009 3:36:00 AM)

    a fable in a dream of a poem.....fancy or real is not the end...it's
    the fulfillment that...life comes in a most amazing moment with the
    other living creature....nice and touching view.... a 10 ++++ (Report) Reply

  • Louis Rams (8/26/2009 7:53:00 PM)

    you put all your power into 'flower to flower'

    it actually carried me on that journey.

    a ten (Report) Reply

  • Janell Cressman (8/26/2009 12:34:00 PM)

    as always you blow me away with the simple beauty of your poems, and the amazing way you use words,
    love it! ! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Marieta Maglas (8/26/2009 6:25:00 AM)

    nice visual, extended metaphor:
    ''I observed its dance in wind
    And its dance made me sing
    It made me smile all my time''
    well embedded into this symbolistical, descriptive poem..........10++++ (Report) Reply

  • Shashendra Amalshan (8/26/2009 6:04:00 AM)

    This is very lovely write..
    Very creative too.. I really did enjoy reading this one..
    you did a good job here.. nice poem.. deserves many 10ss..

    cheers and best wishes
    shan (Report) Reply

  • Ted M (8/26/2009 5:49:00 AM)

    A lovely graceful write. I failed to get the last comment though. liked the idea of using a beautiful flower to talk about a beautiful lover...................10+++ (Report) Reply

  • surya . (8/26/2009 3:56:00 AM)

    so who is this beautiful girl, that you dont want to divulge the name? beautifull write
    a 10++++ from me
    surya (Report) Reply

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