Naga Vamshidhar Ratakonda

Veteran Poet - 1,869 Points (15/09/1976 / Madanapalle, India)

The Deccan Summer - Poem by Naga Vamshidhar Ratakonda

Oh the merciless plateau of Deccan,
Yield Control!
For me the visitor from Garden City,
Beamish under the sultry heats of your
Fierce summers!

Walking in the shadows of the tall,
Hi-Tech Sky Scrapers I escape the wrath,
Of your Heat Waves!

My bald head with boldness,
Built an attitude of braving the Sun burns!

You fooled around me much in April,
Yet I get past gulping gallons of water!

May the might that I withheld,
With almighty's blessings,
Carry me over to withstand,
The menace of May summer's Catastrophe!

No love lost for you, celebrating
A silver jubilee of separation with you;
Hoping for a silver jubilee of association now,
To savour the forgotten Exotic Deccan tastes!

Oh the plateau of Deccan,
Be merciful and yield control this summer!

Topic(s) of this poem: nature, summer, summer time , weather

Form: Free Verse


Poet's Notes about The Poem

The author from Garden city (Bangalore) , relocates to the Mecca of Computers (Hyderabad) , geographically located in Deccan Plateau and explains the Deccan Summer in a Free Verse poetic form humorously.

Comments about The Deccan Summer by Naga Vamshidhar Ratakonda

  • (4/21/2018 7:01:00 AM)

    Wow Vamsidhar fantastic expression of Summer experience. (Report)Reply

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  • Bernard F. Asuncion (4/21/2018 1:34:00 AM)

    Dear Naga, such a fine poem👍👍👍 (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, April 21, 2018

Poem Edited: Saturday, April 21, 2018


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