Ravi Kopra Poems
|1.||Chinlee, My Sweet Darling||8/1/2006|
|2.||When You Send Me A Bouquet Of Flowers||8/1/2006|
|3.||Homage To D.H. Lawrence||8/3/2006|
|4.||A Man Prayed||1/13/2007|
|5.||Between Yes And No||8/1/2006|
|6.||Drinking Coffee Like Making Love?||8/8/2006|
|7.||You And I (A Ghazal Of Rumi)||1/13/2007|
|8.||Grandma's Wedding Shoes||8/7/2006|
Grandma's Wedding Shoes
I’m getting ready
For the garage sale tomorrow.
My grandma passed away
A few weeks ago.
She was a collector of things
You would never know.
I am thinking to sell.
Her pair of wedding shoes
She wore one morning
Sixty years ago
In a long tailed wedding gown,
Holding a bouquet of flowers in her one hand
While her father held her other hand,
Soon to be given away to her beaux,
Walking beside her, proud, smiling,
In a wedding tuxedo.
Could she have wildly imagined then,
Thirty years later,
Her unwed ...