Archive for ‘Venkat’

February 16, 2017

Nest of Wonder

by Venkat

fires, they gleam in rings

on your fingers, molten in amber


winds, they clasp as chains
on your eyes, in hollowed homes

snowfall, dance in buried silence

your feet, dream of voices to hold

waters, they clink as fireflies do

your heart, drip thoughts in the dark


December 31, 2016

2017 – Every Moment

by Venkat

rockets, they go as bullets

into empty stars

rockets, they swoop as eagles

losing wings of breath


December 26, 2016

Moulds Polyhedral

by Venkat

I am you in every light

in every bone, on every night

You are me in every mirror

in every dew, and every river

 

December 8, 2016

In The End

by Venkat

this path, of golden pebbles

has thorny copper leaves

in the end


this path, of a crushed heart

has a love laid, of fine arms

in the end

December 3, 2016

Roses

by Venkat

roses, they huddle

      into red carpets

           to hold your smile

November 26, 2016

In A Blink

by Venkat

in a blink

         the dew crept

in a blink

         the moon slept

 

November 22, 2016

Of Folded Dreams

by Venkat

grass, of soft fabric

        gave me the sky

                 laid on a sunrise

                               sown in my heart

November 2, 2016

This World, A Seat

by Venkat

when fires dance in the sky

and eyes linger in deep caves

when snow flows into the heart

palms in love with fired coals

 

October 30, 2016

A Truth Resplendent

by Venkat

flowers


petals I saw as broken
when the sky was young
broke in my heart

till your light blew
resplendent upon tears

October 18, 2016

Acrostic Poem : Music

by Venkat

Poetry challenge: ACROSTIC POEM


An attempt at double acrostic…


Melt your shivers in this heart of balm

Until stars in this soft pond hold you

Stir your breath on orphaned leaves

October 2, 2016

Circle of Life

by Venkat

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the heights I grew

on my younger thoughts

 

the strengths I built

into my older feelings

September 15, 2016

Bed of Fingers

by Venkat

dice, on this bed of fingers

found dreams to taste

snuggled soft

in sharp edges of sweet

and in warmth of bitter


August 29, 2016

Roots of Amber Songs

by Venkat

grains of nimble thoughts

tilled into the silver mind

gave a thousand hands

August 26, 2016

My Dolphin

by Venkat

waded we

on waters

sliced by laughter

August 24, 2016

Where Life Sings

by Venkat

where thoughts thundered

this heart held the sky

and I thundered

rolling the Sun

under my shadows

July 26, 2016

Spin

by Venkat

spin

     we do

and

     we do

and

     we do

July 16, 2016

Lessons

by Venkat

Winds, in a caress blew

    leaves in new fears

Nights, in winds drew

    stars in new tears


July 13, 2016

Sticky World

by Venkat

Stick me not

    Silky mountains

    Rivers of tulips

    You love robed, in white snow

 

June 30, 2016

Petals

by Venkat

Petals

      of enchanting red

      of young white

      of shy green

      of jaded brown

      of tender pink


June 25, 2016

Bugle

by Venkat

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Sounds
       they rolled merrily
       with tongues
       on these ears

Speaking
        they hurled silences
        of their hearts
        on these nerves

June 7, 2016

Thousand

by Venkat

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The Moon I lit
         on my eyes
Gave a thousand candles
         on my palms

The Sun I set
         in my heart
Gave a thousand rays
         in my mind

June 2, 2016

Eyes

by Venkat

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A fox
    head high, lips of a cave
    etched a rock
    strokes loud, killer teeth
‘This cave, dark as coal’

May 24, 2016

Linger

by Venkat

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Drops of light fell
      on my eyes of snow
Drops of light, fresh and wet
Drops from shivering clouds
      clouds, of rain and thunder
They poured the same

May 19, 2016

Waves

by Venkat

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Waves, they rolled
       on yesterday’s sand
Waves, they filled
       footprints of the heart

Waves, they gave
       a page to dream on
Waves, they took
       words of yesterday

May 15, 2016

Five Elements

by Venkat

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Your words I observe
        Moving in line
Scorpions on fire
        On my rocky wall

Your words
        I dare to touch
Your words
        I dare to hold

May 11, 2016

Song of Life – Part I and II

by Venkat

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Old men
      and women

Some in smiles younger
     some old

Caves in mouth
Sing a long song of life

A song of waters

May 10, 2016

Song of Life – Part I

by Venkat

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Old men
      and women
Some in smiles younger
      some old
     
Caves in mouth
      Singing songs of life

May 2, 2016

Still

by Venkat

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When your eyes
    Shot snakes, of venom
    Bundled in yarns of thorn