Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Night piece~












This post has been published by me as a part of Blog-a-Ton 55; the fifty-fifth edition of the online marathon of Bloggers; where we decide and we write. In association with ​Rashmi Kumar, the author of Hooked, Lined and Single and Jyoti Arora, the author of Lemon Girl. . 

Rain
Torrential.
Dropping in sheets,
surge endlessly   
On a concreted courtyard

A wind alights on the space
     runs down in the middle
creating a mirror like dais
       for the tinkling ankles
           of the dancing peacocks
The beat for joy is what life seeks...

The sharp raindrops, 
         like meteorites keep
slashing, romping around...
    till they break an ephemeral rainbow 
And then, the peacocks emerge...
    Dancing, twirling in wet droplets
             with outspread resplendent plumes 
       Oh,the dizzying glitz of showbiz
           so winsome, so endearing 
    ...those manicured feet
swaying to the sounds 
    of tinkling raindrops 
   solemnize the feast
    -the afterbirth of cumulus
in this season of love 
Imbues breaths....
           









The fellow Blog-a-Tonics who took part in this Blog-a-Ton and links to their respective posts can be checked here. To be part of the next edition, visit and start following Blog-a-Ton. Participation Count: XX. Image Credits: Monsoon by Yann (Wikimedia Commons). Shared with GNU Free Documentation License CC Attribution-Share Alike.
This is also shared with Poets United Poetry Pantry

37 comments:

  1. That's the reality, Panchali! A very nice post from your pen. Thanks for joining!

    Someone is Special

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    1. Thank you, SiS...😊 Feel happy to join BAT after a long hiatus ☺

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  2. A poetry with a message, stirs us to think!
    I'm participating at BAT after ages and I'm happy to be reading some very good, new blogs.
    Please do visit mine too and let me know what you think?
    http://klishmaklaver.blogspot.in/2015/06/the-man-in-wall-mural.html
    All the best for BAT 55..
    Cheers
    Vibz

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    1. Thanks for being here, Vibz. Read your wonderful post today... A winning post indeed😊

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  3. A poetry with a message, stirs us to think!
    I'm participating at BAT after ages and I'm happy to be reading some very good, new blogs.
    Please do visit mine too and let me know what you think?
    http://klishmaklaver.blogspot.in/2015/06/the-man-in-wall-mural.html
    All the best for BAT 55..
    Cheers
    Vibz

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    1. Thank you soooo much.... I am glad you liked this, Vibhuti !! Hope to see you more on these pages :))

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  4. Panchali di,


    Your poem makes me visualise rain with such a different meaning. Really, a very meaningful contrast to life and death.
    My favourite lines are:
    "The sharp raindrops, like meteorites. .slash, romp around and scatter and die."

    I was so glad to see your participation entry, for some reason the link didn't work day before yesterday. Thank god it's working now.
    Welcome back to bat55,

    Regards,
    Megha

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    1. That was a delightful comment, dear Megha...! Thank you for your words of praise... I am so happy to see you here once again. You made my day :))))

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  5. beautifully penned, loved how you have played with words to bring out the message

    My Blogaton55 entry The Monsoon Pain

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    1. I wish I had words to convey my pleasure at seeing you here. Your comment is most cherished, Cifar... :))

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  6. Simple. It makes rain feel common. Real. Alive. Unromanticized. :)

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    1. Hi Leo, I am glad I did not disappoint you...:))) I take it that you approve my poem then...?? :))
      Thanks a ton :)

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    1. Good to know you liked the post, aativas!! So lovely to have you here... :))) Thanks...

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  8. Circle of Life! Beautiful and thoughtful.

    All the best for BAT!

    Megha Haware - The garlic soup

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    1. Thanks Megha....😃 so good to have you here :)

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  9. A very beautiful poem Panchali mam.

    Vidhya

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  10. A thoughtful poem :)
    Good to read you after a long time, Panchali Maám.

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    1. Thank you, Simran for being here. Good to see you, always :)

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  11. this is such a celebration when it rains. well at times we hate rain but we must admit we miss it too at some point :) ut's rainy season in japan too

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  12. Beautifully descriptive writing, Panchali.

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  13. How I adore the visual beauty of those peacocks, wings outspread, dancing.

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  14. We are in the midst of a storm right now. A nice break from the heat that has been our life for weeks. I just came in from a walk in it. Nice description of the rain.

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  15. I also enjoyed the wonderful images your words evoked...well penned!

    Donna@LivingFromHappiness

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  16. This is so beautiful.. the images are so vivid.. so very vibrant.. specially the peacocks out dancing in the rain.. is a lovely image! Beautifully penned :D

    Lots of love,
    Sanaa

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  17. The glorious beauty of rain is so often undervalued. But a dance in the rain celebrates the wonder of its being. Lovely poem.

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  18. a gorgeous and thoughtful celebration of our dearest monsoon Panchali di...soooo love it :)

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  19. I enjoyed 'seeing' your peacocks!

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  20. The rain is like a metronome...regular as breath!

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  21. Panachali,

    Rain is falling in my world too right now. I'm grateful that we have it, but would welcome a taste of summer as well, even just to plant my new flowers etc!!
    Eileen

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  22. A great poem about the storms we all see.

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  23. Disappoint me? Please don't joke, Panchali ji :) I liked it a lot. And happy to have read it again via the Pantry.

    On another note, my antivirus gives a popup when I visit your page. Something about a widget having a harmful link, myfreecopyright or something like that. Do check it out. :)

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    1. So glad to have you here again, Leo. I am not so tech savvy, so really don't know how to get rid of that unwanted back link. Anyway, I tried to re-set the settings..hope it helps. Many thanks for letting me know...:).

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  24. I enjoyed reading your poem. It made me think of rain and love how you describe the scene, like a ballet, a dance of nature. lovely.

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  25. Thanks everyone for being 😊. Due to erratic internet...I am unable to respond individually..nice to see all
    my PU friends here👍 Thanks a bunch.

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