Raj Arumugam

Tale Of Another Selfish Giant - Poem by Raj Arumugam

you ruffian, Oscar,
what are you doing
on the wall
of my garden?
do you not see
the warning signs all over?

Sir, I’ve done what
I need to
and I’m climbing over
to jump back to open space
on my side of the earth

you scoundrel, Oscar,
you surly boy -
did you pluck the flower
the red red rose
so precious and rare?

Sir, I did indeed pluck
the flower
the red red rose
so precious and rare;
and I slipped
through your daughter’s
and stole a kiss
as she lay sleeping
and put the rose in the vase
on the side table by her bed;
and I feel now she awakes
and glowing with joy at seeing
the red red rose
so precious and rare,
she blows me a kiss
in this morning’s cool air

Comments about Tale Of Another Selfish Giant by Raj Arumugam

  • (7/10/2009 5:58:00 AM)

    Samanyan, this is a bit different from the norm. Greatly enjoyed the way you wrote this...you gave it a wonderful feel.
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  • (7/10/2009 5:28:00 AM)

    a lovely romantic write..lovely to read (Report) Reply

  • (7/10/2009 5:25:00 AM)

    quite daring n romantic item... loved reading.. (Report) Reply

  • (7/10/2009 4:58:00 AM)

    Beautiful and romantic. An easy flow to the words and so touching. Thank you for sharing your talent with us :) (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, July 10, 2009

Poem Edited: Friday, July 10, 2009

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