Lalitha Iyer

Gold Star - 48,815 Points (03.10.1967 / Nagercoil)

Bleeding Rain - Poem by Lalitha Iyer

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The clouds of heart bleeds
the colour of their blood white
soaked with memories soft
pained by the tender breeze they part
the pregnant images haunt them badly
the piercing pain pricks them hardly
when the clouded bosom is heaving sadly
a whiff of wind shall flatten her brutally

When the friendly hills favour not love
When the dear dear sun comes not to succour
poor clouds could only weep,
their trampled heart could only sleep
Bleeding night and day, in dream and life
the dreaming clouds dearly mad
Raining funerals of lost ones loved.

Topic(s) of this poem: love


Comments about Bleeding Rain by Lalitha Iyer

  • Is It Poetry (11/18/2016 2:41:00 AM)


    Yet matter is mass
    And the more matter there is
    requires more muscles
    to move all that matter aside.. iip
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    Angichi Pombi (11/18/2016 4:10:00 AM)

    ohhoooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo...............you type of genius comments and I type of silly brain...............don't match....................comment in simple language like I am coming, you are going, how are you, how do you do, wait for me, it may take some time, don't worry, life is like that....................lol

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  • Dipankar Sadhukhan (11/4/2016 10:48:00 AM)

    An excellent write
    A very beautiful poem with fantastic imagery. ++++++++++10 (Report) Reply

  • (7/17/2016 4:16:00 PM)


    Exquisite imagery and beautifully expressed, I've read this three times now and its a wonderful piece of poetry, romantic and melancholic at the same time, You have a gifted imagination and craftsmanship. I've heard of acid rain but bleeding rain sounds more painful. (Report) Reply

  • Kishore Kumar Das (7/17/2016 10:56:00 AM)


    Lalitha, now you ought to be happy with the grand recognition for your lovely poem......the fountain of joy for the bleeding heart, blessed with the coolness of the dancing monsoon...please enjoy the celebration... (Report) Reply

  • Anil Kumar Panda (7/17/2016 7:49:00 AM)


    Seems a sad ending to a beautiful love affair. One has to go through a lot when one falls in love. Thanks for sharing and Congrats. (Report) Reply

  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (7/17/2016 6:31:00 AM)


    Great flow nice emotions and Congrats for POTD....... (Report) Reply

  • Nosheen Irfan (7/17/2016 4:49:00 AM)


    A beautiful poem, rich in fantastic imagery. Congrats for being the poet of the day. Well deserved. (Report) Reply

  • Rajnish Manga (7/17/2016 12:55:00 AM)


    Thanks for sharing the poem and Congratulations for being the 'Poet of the Day' Amazing reflection of an emotional state of mind. Great expression. I quote:
    the piercing pain pricks them hardly
    when the clouded bosom is heaving sadly
    poor clouds could only weep,
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  • Kelly Kurt (7/17/2016 12:22:00 AM)


    A truly beautiful poem, Lalitha. Congrats on poem of the day (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis (6/30/2016 12:29:00 AM)


    Bleeding night and day! With the muse of love and life. Thanks for sharing this poem with us. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, July 11, 2014

Poem Edited: Friday, July 11, 2014


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