Renu Rakheja a.k.a Tranquil Ocean

(n) 1 (Ballad) The Mermaid (Part I) - Poem by Renu Rakheja a.k.a Tranquil Ocean

The queen of the seas
Gossamer graced enchantress
Her beauty would make you weak in the knees
She glides away after a soft caress

She glistens, she gleams
Golden drenched breasts
She visited you in lazy dreams
A nymph at her best

While swimming in the azure waters of the Med
One day she lost her way
And landed upon an obscure island
Entranced, she was led astray

She rose from the waters
In her splendoured naked beauty
Her fins turning into legs
Her torso long and her hair flowy

She came upon a twisted path
Leading to some lush green fields
And saw a bronzed bare torso man
Tending to his cornfields

Skin glistening with sweat
She watched mesmerized
Her attention now riveted
Never seen such beauty under the skies

He suddenly was kissed by a cool breeze
Turned and saw a heavenly vision, blinking his eyes
Slowly approaching her where she stood near the trees
Gently tracing his fingers in wonder, never seen such beauty in his life

O Sweet lady....Have you lost your way in the seas
Or were you washed ashore?
She just shook her head not understanding a word
Never having heard a spoken language before

Quiver of a smile touched her face
She spoke with her emerald green eyes
He was hit by a sudden flash as she gazed
Suddenly comprehending that she was a mermaid in disguise

Comments about (n) 1 (Ballad) The Mermaid (Part I) by Renu Rakheja a.k.a Tranquil Ocean

  • (6/30/2007 9:54:00 AM)

    how beautiful and sensual, you clever thing! i have a mer poem too, it's called ODE TO WATER LILY, tell me what you think. x (Report)Reply

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  • (8/26/2006 11:37:00 AM)

    So from the Tranquil Ocean comes the beautiful mermaid and the best part is she stays here....... we hope she comes back soon!

    This is wonderfully woven with well-chosen words and the effect is this beautiful poem... GOOD READ!

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  • (8/26/2006 9:58:00 AM)

    WOW...i love disguises of any sort...and if its a mermaid, i just cant wait...great (Report)Reply

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  • Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (8/26/2006 9:33:00 AM)


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  • (8/26/2006 9:30:00 AM)

    It's beautifully told TO!
    Waiting for part 2!


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  • (8/26/2006 9:29:00 AM)

    Sweet mermaid tale Tranquil Ocean. A gentle stroll through your romantic poetic mind, I look forward to the next installment, Tai (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, August 26, 2006

Poem Edited: Saturday, August 28, 2010

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