Hemakumar Nanayakkara

Rookie (Colombo / Sri Lanka)

The Spring - Poem by Hemakumar Nanayakkara

Rosy amber sun rises beyond
high hazy blue mountains
Early morning dew drops
moisten manicured gardens
Blackbirds sweetly twitter
springtime melodies
Colourful butterflies float
freely over budding trees

Golden daylight eventually
falls through misty curtains
Herds of cows ascend to
green pastures in the hills
Streams of glacier water gently
flow into turquoise lakes
Flock of swans gracefully swim
near moss covered banks

Humming honey bees fly swiftly
around flower decked meadows
Crocuses of spring elegantly
bloom in white lilac and yellow
Clusters of violet Hyacinths
spread intensive fragrant scents
Red winged Ladybirds quietly crawl up
into beautifully blossomed flowers

Timid long eared hares quickly
hop into the dark wild woods
Dappled mushrooms grow
rapidly under shady trees
Magnolia petals flutter
as the fresh breezes blow
Daffodils of spring dangle
decorating bloomy gardens...

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Comments about The Spring by Hemakumar Nanayakkara

  • Vinod Kumar (1/10/2009 4:17:00 AM)

    A very good commentary of beautiful spring, yes it was really a spring, thanks for shairng,10+. (Report) Reply

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  • Simone Inez Harriman (8/15/2008 5:04:00 AM)

    I felt like I was standing there witnessing all this beauty with the accompanied scents of spring. (Report) Reply

  • Fay Slimm (8/7/2008 1:38:00 PM)

    This surely is true poetic observation of all things naural. Very well prosed, and delightful to read. Best wishes for future work. From Fay Slimm....Thank you for the kind opinion of my piece called Longings. (Report) Reply

  • (8/4/2008 1:22:00 PM)

    I gave this a 10 because beauty is what poetry should be, in both the heart and mind. You grace both at the same time with your words. You are a pleasure to read.

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  • (5/20/2008 7:22:00 PM)

    Rosy amber sun rises beyond hig hazy blue mountains! ! ! Excelent! ! Lovely feel of hte warmth of spring to the reader... (Report) Reply

  • (5/18/2008 8:21:00 PM)

    A colourful poem this …springs into reader’s mind. Hemakumar’s imagination ascends to ‘high hazy blue mountains! ’ Ten votes… (Report) Reply

  • (5/12/2008 11:19:00 PM)

    All colors and flowers of spring in this poem, a wonderful creation, spring the most vibrant season in visulas. a very good write (Report) Reply

  • Cheryl Lynn Moyer-peele (4/29/2008 5:00:00 PM)

    Hemakumar -

    Looking at the same spring rebirths you see beauty and harmony and I see struggle and. escape. Thanks for your kind remarks regarding my 'The Fallen.'

    Best wishes - Cheryl
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  • (4/26/2008 9:46:00 PM)

    you have painted spring in its most beautiful colors.. the soothing green pastures, cattles grazing, hyacinth etc...very sensuous and nerve pleasing... (Report) Reply

  • (4/26/2008 8:18:00 AM)

    What a great sigh of relief
    Life renews itself
    and despite the other
    winter world we know
    everything will be okay
    April here is the kindest month
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  • (4/22/2008 7:45:00 AM)

    This is simply Amazing imagery.......I wish I were there now walking within the stanzas of each thought...of each Beautiful moment of Spring!
    Thanx for sharing Hemakumar,
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  • Ernestine Northover (4/20/2008 3:15:00 AM)

    Switzerland is here in all its beauty. What a lovely write and again such wonderful imagery. Top marks.
    Love and hugs Ernestine XXX
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  • (4/18/2008 5:32:00 PM)

    A beautiful write Hemakumar! Gentlly flowing and capturing, a great read! ! ! *10*!
    Best regards, Friend Thad
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  • (4/18/2008 1:23:00 AM)

    It is a bright and fine landscape, I feel live and pleasant a spring wind... Thank you... Tsira (Report) Reply

  • (4/17/2008 6:50:00 PM)

    Your poem expresses a great love of nature and language. A pretty descriptive piece with elaborate visual ornamentation. A passionate homage to Spring. love, Allie ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ (Report) Reply

  • Dr.subhendu Kar (4/17/2008 3:00:00 PM)

    Early morning dew drops
    moisten manicured gardens.....................really superb exposition of nature, spring
    when dances across its milieu in unison with tunes when scintillating by the scenic beauty unequalled,10/10, thanks for sharing
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  • PERSIAN NIGHTINGALE (4/17/2008 12:44:00 PM)

    very beautiful..................... (Report) Reply

  • (4/17/2008 12:34:00 PM)

    whoa, your making me want to be outside! ! not fair, im stuck in work...beautiful poem.....vivid imagery, and achieves its purpose of spring...great stuff (Report) Reply

  • (4/16/2008 9:03:00 PM)

    One could almost wish for such a spring to be eternal. Luminous write, my poet friend.

    As always,

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  • (4/16/2008 7:19:00 AM)

    A true Elysium, Hemakumar! I wish I could be there.

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Poem Edited: Sunday, April 20, 2008

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