Geetha Jayakumar

Gold Star - 7,548 Points (Kerala Palakkad)

Those loveable chain of pearls! Poem by Geetha Jayakumar


Saw a couple sitting on the road side
On their way to pilgrimage towards the temple.
With a small baby playing in their arms.

A person selling an artificial pearls of
chains went passing by....
The husband just counted the
Few coins he was left with.
He bought the chain with few coins.
So delighted he was when he
Put the necklace around his beloved's neck.

One can definitely see the love in his eyes for his beloved,
She was looking lovely shy too.

Cost of pearls didn't matter,
But with the love he brought her mattered much.
This necklace may be worth of few pennies.
But this was the priceless movement
which made the necklace priceless.


©ALL RIGHTS RESERVED BY GEETHA JAYAKUMAR 2014
©Copyright 2014

Submitted: Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Topic of this poem: love


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Note. When I went to Thirupati temple Hyderabad I saw this beautiful sight..
Of course many years back.

Comments about this poem (Those loveable chain of pearls! by Geetha Jayakumar )

  • Gold Star - 25,578 Points Akhtar Jawad (6/20/2014 9:02:00 AM)

    Geetha this poem touched my heart. The gift of love is more precious than silver and gold. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 558 Points Tribhawan Kaul (6/17/2014 3:26:00 AM)

    Lovely poem for a moment to be cherished always. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 291 Points Nasarudheen Parameswaran (6/14/2014 1:00:00 AM)

    The smile equals the necklace.A situation sell dressed. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 423 Points Krishnakumar Chandrasekar Nair (5/29/2014 9:51:00 AM)

    An artificial pearl necklace bright
    But real warm hands of love at that
    Which put them on her neck so light
    And they turned priceless in the act...............

    A wonderful poem on a simple yet profound act of love. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,351 Points Loyd C. Taylor, Sr. (5/13/2014 2:23:00 PM)

    Hello Geetha, this was a very enjoyable read and one of true love. Loyd (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 274 Points Chris G. Vaillancourt (5/8/2014 11:12:00 AM)

    The image and depth of what you say penetrates the layers a reader requires....a treat in quality and original subject as usual... (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 12,232 Points Ramesh Rai (5/4/2014 6:07:00 AM)

    Please read ear instead of year.Thanks (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 12,232 Points Ramesh Rai (5/4/2014 6:05:00 AM)

    Please read ear instead of year (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 12,232 Points Ramesh Rai (5/4/2014 6:03:00 AM)

    I was travelling with my wife. she was wearing glittering ornament in her neck and year. I got afraid for few moment i was perplexed but did not dare to say when she purchased and why she was wearing. but she could realise the moment, assured me not to be worrier because all were imitations. I thought she is more clever. But after all it was risk. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 7,549 Points Lyn Paul (5/4/2014 2:20:00 AM)

    How beautiful it is to witness this love. A memory you have not forgotten. It is not the gift that fulfils our heart but the pure love. x (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,092 Points Unwritten Soul (5/3/2014 11:27:00 AM)

    It is sweet and meaningful of one simple but deep observation..it contains meaning as life always offers_Soul (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 6,614 Points Salini Nair (5/2/2014 6:10:00 AM)

    the value of a gift is the value of love involved in it ..that makes it valuable...like it............. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,014 Points Rajesh Thankappan (5/1/2014 11:08:00 AM)

    A gift is a thing that we all prize irrespective of its price or monetary value. A nice piece. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,811 Points Tirupathi Chandrupatla (4/29/2014 11:47:00 AM)

    It is the feeling that matters. Beautifully put in the poem. Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 24,818 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (4/27/2014 5:21:00 AM)

    The most favoured theme by the poets are love and this is one of the good poems pertaining to love and also the affection shown by the parent to its child really amazing and interesting. I love the poem very much.The glimpse of happiness of the child is before me in my simple mind. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 15,779 Points Deepak Kumar Pattanayak (4/27/2014 2:02:00 AM)

    Attitude and gesture......primary.......price.....secondary......and no price it carries when things with love it buys........
    Geetha..............very nicely composed.................... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 118 Points Yash Shinde (4/25/2014 12:07:00 AM)

    ......The price of gift matters the least when its given with heart, joy and love............
    .......There are priceless possessions, and also worthless ones..............
    .......What I appreciate the most is the fact, that you observe things so deeply and find joy in other's happiness.... (Report) Reply

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