Treasure Island

Tajudeen Shah

(India.)

It was raining last night.


I sit gazing at the bruised branches
Of trees that wall my humble thatch.
Leaves dead and green lament over
The tender mango sprouts, who
Challenged the wild summer rain;
A spill of pale cake granules.
Pale hairy roots of young trees,
A shattered sparrow’s nest,
The stooping branch of a guava,
Fruits-laden, all reminder specimens! .
Blessed basil leaves bear tiny
Silver pearls, clean and pure;
Proclamation of a nocturnal rain
That sets the morn’s golden glory.

Submitted: Sunday, October 13, 2013
Edited: Saturday, March 01, 2014

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (It was raining last night. by Tajudeen Shah )

Enter the verification code :

  • Valsa George (10/15/2013 12:15:00 AM)

    The night's rain that washed the leaves into sparkling green and the tiny silver pearls on the blades of leaves and grass proclaiming the golden glory of the morning- all give a fresh, clean and cool start to another day of new promises and challenges! A beautiful poem.... so soothing! A 10 for this sweet write! ! (Report) Reply

  • Gulsher John (10/13/2013 10:36:00 PM)

    Great, a wordsworthian style....
    And u know it was raining last night with thunderstorms and today's morn is cold, quiet and fresh as u versed in ur poem. (Report) Reply

Read all 3 comments »

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Nappy Change, Joe Hughes visit joehughes.o ..
  2. Holding Closely, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  3. Rock an' Roller, Joe Hughes visit joehughes.o ..
  4. Living With An Open Heart, Renee Marie
  5. Love Burns, Angela K Brown
  6. Broken Love, Angela K Brown
  7. All of Me, Angela K Brown
  8. Rain, Angela K Brown
  9. Stay With Me, Angela K Brown
  10. seriously though, the ending is dope, Mandolyn ...

Poem of the Day

poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

When the hours of Day are numbered,
And the voices of the Night
Wake the better soul, that slumbered,
To a holy, calm delight;

Ere the evening lamps are lighted,
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

 

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. If, Rudyard Kipling
  3. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  4. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  5. Footsteps of Angels, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  6. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  7. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  9. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  10. Nothing Gold Can Stay, Robert Frost

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]