Mamta Agarwal

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Sonnet - Poem by Mamta Agarwal

Whenever you feel melancholic and low,
Just cut some beautiful dainty flowers,
And add tall stems of lemon green foliage.
Mindfully put them in a clear crystal vase.
With patience see how to bring out the best,
From these gifts of God, in such a way,
That whosoever walks in feels blessed
To see them on the table on display.
Before you know clouds of sorrow depart,
And you wonder why you felt so sad.
All it takes is flowers to feel light hearted,
And you feel joyous and your heart expands.
Doing up flowers is like meditation,
It takes you out of your ruminations.

Comments about Sonnet by Mamta Agarwal

  • (7/7/2008 3:27:00 AM)

    The last two lines are wonderful! Reminds me of Buddha's flower lesson, when he
    had held up a lotus, saying nothing, with all his disciples wondering, save one who was quitely smiling! For he alone had grasped what has been expressed in your last two lines!
    -Raj Nandy
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  • (6/28/2008 7:34:00 AM)

    a thing of beauty is a joy forever... the inner eye is always after joy to behold...10 (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, June 28, 2008

Poem Edited: Tuesday, July 15, 2008

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