Arundhathi Subramaniam
India
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Prayer

Rating: 4.3
May things stay the way they are
in the simplest place you know.

May the shuttered windows
keep the air as cool as bottled jasmine.
May you never forget to listen
to the crumpled whisper of sheets
that mould themselves to your sleeping form.
May the pillows always be silvered
with cat-down and the muted percussion
of a lover’s breath.
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Unnikrishnan E S 10 January 2021
Five stars ?? for this gem
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Unnikrishnan E S 10 January 2021
Wonderful poem: " May nothing be disturbed in the simplest place you know for it is here in the foetal hush that blueprints dissolve and poems begin, "". Leaves me in a warm stupor. High standards of poetry. Quite a talented writer. Hoping to see you more often on PoemHunter.
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Prabir Gayen 04 September 2020
May nothing be disturbed in the simplest place you know for it is here in the foetal hush that blueprints dissolve and poems begin, and faith spreads like the hum of crickets, faith in a time when maps shall fade, nostalgia cease and the vigil end...very beautiful poem
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Abdulrazak Aralimatti 11 December 2015
VERILY, a lovely write.....10
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vikas Tiwari 01 February 2015
Providence getting slowed.... A great idea.
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Prabhakar Subramaniam 06 September 2014
A truly insightful poem that seeks to put in words the ineffable
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