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Valsa George


Give Me...


Give me new morns with splendid sunshine
and clear blue skies
Give me fresh air with sweet whisperings of breeze
Give me quiet days sans the bustle of hectic crowds
each promising new wonders and joyous tidings
Give me country sides with luxuriant vegetation
and rich plantation
Give me woodlands of varied flora and fauna
so rare and rich that nowhere else are seen
Give me gardens and brick laid pavements
Where there grow such lovely blooms, nodding amorous
to flirting dandies on colourful wings
Give me running brooks and rushing streams
upon whose fertile banks tall trees and bushes green,
in singles and files grow
Give me orchards, beautiful and fair
with fruit laden trees, so wonderful and rare
Give me vast fields of ripening corn and paddy
where farmers joyfully gather to harvest their year’s toil
Give me vineyards of trellised vine
with hanging clusters of grapes, green and maroon
Give me ponds and wells of crystalline water
to quench the thirst and turn fallows into fecund lands
Give me woods and forest tracks
where spring lingers all the year round and beyond
and birds on tree tops merrily sit and sing
whose harmonious notes in every nook and corner ring

Oh! Give me ‘Nature in all its primal sanities’
And souls with nicety of hearts, free of all affectations! !

Submitted: Sunday, April 07, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, October 09, 2013

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  • Joseph Anderson (4/29/2013 1:07:00 PM)

    You have taken me to a wonder world of nature. A rare beauty here
    and right to my heart-precious (Report) Reply

  • Siyabonga a Nxumalo (4/15/2013 3:04:00 PM)

    What a wonderful poem, you took me to paradise with this special poem.
    Mankind destroys all this beauty, the next generation might not be able to witness beauty. Only poems like this one will tell them that we once had all these things on earth..I enjoyed reading the poem.
    Siya_! ! (Report) Reply

  • Www.poemhunter.com/m-d-dinesh-nair-2 Search 2 (4/14/2013 8:16:00 AM)

    The asking has its own reasons and the beneficiary poet is a representative of a clan of all of us craving for a plenty of the things desired. Unfortunately the benefactor Mother Nature has become very poor and she may struggle to meet your needs ever. A visual of the overflowing beauty still fascinates us and we remain enticed to its entities ever. A fine poem.. (Report) Reply

  • Kavya . (4/12/2013 5:36:00 AM)

    the real beauty of Mother Nature can be now felt only through your poem as the real beauty is lost thanks to mankind! (Report) Reply

  • Toheeb Tiamiyu (4/12/2013 3:19:00 AM)

    Hmmm....though we cant get it all, still dis poem brings back thoughts nt jst of wat was done by d people of old, but by we ourselves... Hats off Valsa... (Report) Reply

  • Diane Hine (4/9/2013 8:44:00 PM)

    Yearning for a simple life, free from the complexities of cities and the people who live in them.
    Vibrant expression! (Report) Reply

  • Tiku . (4/9/2013 10:59:00 AM)

    How much you lament this is impossible to get.we have already destroyed nature beyond recovery.nice write.liked it. (Report) Reply

  • Chandra Thiagarajan (4/8/2013 10:23:00 AM)

    A marvellous poem oozing NATURE in all its alluring shades captures the heart! The last couplet is the crown which is captivating! As usual A BEAUTIFUL WRITE, VALSA! (Report) Reply

  • Shahzia Batool (4/8/2013 9:44:00 AM)

    Valsa George...the brooding moment when you must have conceived this poem can be felt as so fertile...one can feel the desire of flight into the world which adorned the poems of The Romantic revival...this is the product of your heightened imagination blended together with poetic art. (Report) Reply

  • Kee Thampi (4/8/2013 3:55:00 AM)

    Life is very precious......
    We will be happy to read
    ....Give me fresh air with sweet whisperings of breeze
    Give me quiet days sans the bustle of hectic crowds
    each promising new wonders and joyous tidings
    Give me country sides with luxuriant vegetation
    and rich plantation.........

    Thanks for this write.... Let be happy and make others be with a smile (Report) Reply

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