Ravi Panamanna

Silver Star - 3,053 Points (21/09/1956 / Ottapalam- Kerala State- India)

A Green Foliage. - Poem by Ravi Panamanna

I was on the road,
It began to shower.
In search of shelter
I made a quick glance around.

By a fence
Were lined a few trees.
They invited my eyes,
They opened their foliage.

Birds were chirping,
Squirrels were creeping.
Flies were dancing,
A sweet aroma was encircling.

Shadows gathered around me,
Leaves fell over the place.
A green umbrella was above me,
An unseen hand was roofing me.

A nest was in the winds,
Little birdies watched the rain.
To the showering clouds
Their beaks played a whispering note.

Rain was hard
But it was brief.
Leaving the shelter
Once again I picked up the road.

Those trees are now gone,
That landscape is no more.
Yet, in the inward eye, I do hear
Those rain drops, the long chirps,
The whispering beaks, the quivering wings, and
I am swept into blissful moments.


Comments about A Green Foliage. by Ravi Panamanna

  • Mahtab Bangalee (5/30/2018 1:28:00 AM)

    so gracefully crafted every word

    well penned 10++++
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  • Paul Reed (8/29/2017 7:11:00 AM)

    I like the chopped short words and lines and the rhythm of this poem. it leads you on to the next line and then the next. Great skill Ravi, well done. (Report)Reply

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  • Vaidyanathan Ram Iyer (2/8/2017 12:44:00 AM)

    Nice enjoying in greeny environment, bird watching.10 (Report)Reply

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  • Asia Villaflor (12/26/2016 8:05:00 AM)

    its so nice of you to share this kind of
    of poem to us, while reading this
    an image of you to the world of enchanted
    forest is I have easily imagined...
    I really like it, it touches me so much....
    thanks for sharing.
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    Ravi A(12/26/2016 9:25:00 AM)

    Thanks for reading this poem and posting your impressive comments. Such comments actually inspire me for more compositions.

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  • Savita Tyagi (12/2/2016 9:16:00 AM)

    I do remember those trees by the roads. Tamarind, Banyan, pepul and Jamun. Cities are encroaching everywhere. Thanks for bringing back those memories. (Report)Reply

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  • Edward Kofi Louis (8/27/2015 4:07:00 AM)

    A sweet aroma with the muse of life. Nice work. (Report)Reply

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  • Abdulrazak Aralimatti (7/27/2015 8:51:00 PM)

    Truly, sweet memories of nature as such linger in mind throughout our life giving immense pleasure and joy. (Report)Reply

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  • (6/27/2009 5:42:00 AM)

    true nature, s man. i envy you ravi.nice write
    voted10
    surya
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  • (5/29/2009 9:18:00 PM)

    commemorating the past..but it has a great hope, green leaves means life..umbrella is a a roof..this poem is very beautiful.grace. (Report)Reply

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  • (5/28/2009 9:36:00 PM)

    sir, the story you told. i saw with crytal clear vision. (Report)Reply

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  • Ashraful Musaddeq (5/25/2009 1:12:00 PM)

    Excellent composition with feelings. (Report)Reply

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  • Indira Renganathan (5/24/2009 7:59:00 AM)

    'Nature is to be cherished to be perished only' is the prevailing trend...yet dense foliage of swwet memories can be immortal...nice write (Report)Reply

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  • (5/23/2009 10:10:00 PM)

    such a beautiful poem.............cutting down tress is a crime.................well done (Report)Reply

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  • Cindy Kreiner Sera (5/23/2009 8:42:00 AM)

    Most enjoyable Ravi, recalling this picture still fresh in your mind gives it a memorable lift at the end- imagery very good - Cindy (Report)Reply

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  • (5/22/2009 11:44:00 PM)

    very visual indeed...you v crafted the poem very well....the kind of auditory and visual images you v used portrays a really beautiful picture in the reader's mind's eye
    thanks for the invitation 10+++
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  • (5/22/2009 12:19:00 AM)

    Fabulous write. Fully enjoyed my read. Amazing work with good note. (Report)Reply

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  • (5/20/2009 5:44:00 PM)

    lovely poem and nice way of reminding the world not to spoile the enviornment. (Report)Reply

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  • Saadat Tahir (5/20/2009 10:07:00 AM)

    ravi very nice poem
    awareness about the fast degrading environs is the call of the day
    reminds me of a movie...soilent green from the 70s

    great lines
    cheers
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  • (5/19/2009 5:49:00 AM)

    the celestial canopy of protection..which we all need to preserve
    well put
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  • (5/18/2009 12:03:00 PM)

    I too bathed in a blissful showers of poem.............................A Good Write......... (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, May 15, 2009



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