AtreyaSarma Uppaluri

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AtreyaSarma Uppaluri Poems

161. Every Age Has Its Beauty 12/22/2009
162. Haiku: 08 10/8/2009
163. Breezy Gal 10/7/2009
164. To Market... In The Times Of Recession 7/19/2009
165. Just You And Me: My Simple Song 3/29/2009
166. How To Kill The Time Aboard A Train 4/17/2009
167. Limerick: Fatty 5/30/2009
168. A Litany For Brittany 12/22/2009
169. A Politico Speaks Out (A Dramatic Monologue) 5/30/2009
170. My Ugadi Day 5/30/2009
171. Silly Senryu: Weddings Galore 10/6/2009
172. Girls Then And Now… 4/17/2009
173. My Dream Girl 9/24/2009
174. Cerulean Chiaroscuro 9/24/2009
175. Sonnet: A Goon Poet 10/15/2009
176. Baby Relativity 10/15/2009
177. A Made For Each Other Couple 3/26/2009
178. A Housewife Supplicates 3/29/2009
179. A Riot Of Colours! 10/15/2009
Best Poem of AtreyaSarma Uppaluri

A Riot Of Colours!


Green leaves
gazing at red flowers
turn green with envy…

Red flowers
eyeing yellow fruits
turn red with anger…

Yellow fruits
seeing the green leaves
turn yellow from age…


looks askant at Black
and boasts:
“Look here, darkie!
I am the light
I am the purity
You’re grimy and gloomy! ”


Not to be outdone
Black taunts back:
“O wily White!
You’re full of pallor
with no originality.”

Black goes on to brag:
“East or west, Black is best
North or south, Black has ...

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[Inspired by the lead from The Sleeper by Edgar Allan Poe.]

“At midnight in the month of June
I stand beneath the mystic moon.
An opiate vapour, dewy, dim
Exhales from out her golden rim” –
It permeates the space and wafts down to the earth’s face
Gently holding my parched body in its soothing embrace
And comforting my wearied and worried mind frictional.

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