Ravi Kopra


A Homage To D.H. Lawrence - Poem by Ravi Kopra

Today I read Lawrence's poem
On breasts like Gloire de Dijon.
I saw the golden shadows
Of swung breasts swaying
Like full-blown yellow roses
On the panes of showers.
Now as I sit down to write
My daily poem, I cannot concentrate.
My lines pale against the yellow roses,
Against the glistening silver shoulders,
Against the sluicing sounds
Of rain disheveled petals.
I desire now my day white lilies
And my evening jasmine.
Someday I'll celebrate them in a poem,
But now I pay homage to Lawrence,
Wanting swung breasts swaying
Like full-blown yellow roses
Like Gloire de Dijon.

Topic(s) of this poem: love, romance


Comments about A Homage To D.H. Lawrence by Ravi Kopra

  • (12/30/2017 9:50:00 AM)


    Thank you Akhtar for stopping by and creating new lines. I am glad it inspired you. (Report) Reply

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  • Akhtar Jawad (12/30/2017 3:44:00 AM)


    Lines from Gloire de Dijon
    In the window full of sunlight
    Concentrates her golden shadow
    Fold on fold, until it glows as
    Mellow as the glory roses.
    Beautiful poem, beautiful homage. well wrote Ravi Kopra.
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  • (8/16/2006 11:28:00 PM)


    My lines pale against the yellow roses,
    Against the glistening silver shoulders,
    Against the sluicing sounds
    Of rain disheveled petals.
    I desire now my day white lilies
    I feel this is your best poem, and makes me to write
    (Report) Reply

    (12/30/2017 9:48:00 AM)

    Thank you Kee for the comment.

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, August 3, 2006

Poem Edited: Friday, December 8, 2017


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