My River Poem by Nooruddeen Mathilakathveetil

My River

Rating: 4.9

Oh! My river
My cute river
Beauteous you are
In the morn, in the gloaming
Sandy is your bosom
Banks are grassy and pebbly
Pellucid little waves Singing and flowing smoothly
You are turned to a young bride now
Garbed in the glittering sequin of gold and argent
And flowing slowly arrayed in all your finery
And verily you are the sybarite!
I am at your bank again, my favorite hangout, where
I spent my childhood more often than not
Vividly return my memories of my nights with you
You were calm in those nights
Still you are, and the glory remains as pristine.
You are bathed in the moon light
How beautiful you are now!
The tiny stars are flashing and dazzling on your bosom
You are cradling thousands of them, as if,
It’s spectacular!
I am lying down, alone,
Looking at the zenith,
Gazing up the galaxy, within the clouds, and
Watching the Gleams of light
Coming through clouds’ cleavages
And vanishing into the river in the distance
The milky orb is almost in the horizon now, and
The golden orb started his brush work in the sky
I nestle down at the bank in the zephyr & gentle cold,
Looking at my river with her vivid golden water
Listening to the music of the foam-flaked waves
A sense of euphoria possesses me as I lie at the bank.
Oh! If ever I could dwell at this bank for years and years
A feeble music from afar fondles me,
As an accompaniment to my relishing
And I relax in the ebb and flow of the rhythms
But it aroused me,
My alarm clock chimed and reminded me
It is the time for work,
Oh! I am in the middle of the desert
Poignantly convinced myself, what a contrast!
No my cute river, No grassy bank, No Pebbly bank
No, No, Nothing, Nothing, but the sand dunes…….
The sand storms ……..

Mar 12,2009 - Hawiyah (Part of Empty Quarter – Saudi Arabia)


Sterling imagework....mellifluous movement....Solid Craftsmanship, Noor! FjR

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Obed Souza 18 June 2009

Nice Poem! Lovely imagery!

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Kaiser Soze 29 June 2009

This one creates a vivid image in the mind of reader...You should consider serious business in writing if you haven't done yet...My best wishes

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Amir Forougi 04 July 2009

Beautifuly conversation as like a anthropomorphism.

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Alexia Paul 06 July 2009

A touching nostalgic piece of work. I'm from Kerela a lovely place in India and those lines you've jotted down makes me wanna go back. I miss ma home. Love it.

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Matt Mooney 28 October 2010

Reading your poem was as good as being there.What a dream-almost a mirage in the desert.10.

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Anita Trivedi 13 July 2010

Really a great theme And wonderfull write.......... Great job........10++

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River of love and life. Loved the character of the river and its expression! So well penned; D

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Nivedita Bagchi SPC UK 03 June 2010

Amazing poem…like romance with river entwined with river 10/10 Ms. Nivedita UK

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Nivedita Bagchi SPC UK 03 June 2010

Amazing poem…like romance with river entwined with river 10/10 Ms. Nivedita UK

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