Seema Jayaraman

Gold Star - 14,440 Points (24 Aug / Mumbai)

Powai Lake - Mumbai's Pride (Abridged) - Poem by Seema Jayaraman

Still waters of a large lake
miles long sheet of mirror laid
pale moonlight waltzed with
strings of purple and gold
from the yet far off breaking dawn

Down its length by its edge
Out on a salubrious pre-dawn ride
mesmerized, shrouded misty wake
mysteries hidden deep inside
Mumbai's pride, freshwater Powai Lake
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Copyright ©Seema Jayaraman, Mumbai 16Nov2015 All Rights Reserved

Topic(s) of this poem: water

Form: Free Verse


Comments about Powai Lake - Mumbai's Pride (Abridged) by Seema Jayaraman

  • Wes Vogler (12/18/2015 2:24:00 AM)


    I shall use your obvious pride in a scene as inspiration to write about the sunsets that take place here in Victoria BC
    Now it is essential to have my daughter show me how to place pictures on this site. show you soon.
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    Seema Jayaraman (12/24/2015 3:30:00 AM)

    Thank you Wes, yes it would be lovely to look at the pictures of the Victoria BC Sunrise. I had visited Canada (Vancouver and Toronto) a few times long ago.. Vancouver was so beautiful... I have taken a few pics of our Powai Lake. One of the largest Man Made Lakes. Will try to upload the pics. thanks.

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  • (11/16/2015 2:13:00 AM)


    I visualize your lovely lake and I saw the sun breaking the dawn
    beautiful image
    thanks
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    Seema Jayaraman (12/24/2015 3:31:00 AM)

    Thank you, am happy you enjoyed this short muse of mine about Powai Lake.

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (11/15/2015 11:55:00 PM)


    Thrilling expression. Amusing one. Enjoyed the beautiful dawn at Mumbai Powai Lake. Thanbks for sharing...10 (Report) Reply

    Seema Jayaraman (12/24/2015 3:31:00 AM)

    Thank you Kumarmaniji, yes the dawn sun when it is the lowest just above Powai Lake is the most beautiful. Happy you enjoyed.

  • Rajnish Manga (11/15/2015 12:46:00 PM)


    Thanks for such a wonderful portrayal of a beautiful dawn at Mumbai's Powai Lake. It is indeed a great pleasure to read. The words are gems studded in an ornate poem. Thanks, Seema ji. (Report) Reply

    Seema Jayaraman (12/24/2015 3:32:00 AM)

    Thank you Rajnishji, happy you could visualize the Powai Lake Sunrise through my words. It is indeed very beautiful.

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, November 15, 2015



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