Poems by Lily Swarn

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Poems by Lily Swarn

 

 

VISTAS

 

When flood gates open

Dams burst out their innards

Doleful sounds of gongs

Worm their way into the

Holy sanctum sanctorum

Of your pulsating temple of love

It’s the season of peacocks strutting

Displays of perennial courtship

Honed to perfection with artifice

Grandiose promises of moons

Still intangible in an undiscovered planet

Highways climbing to heavens

Unchartered and unmapped

Pastoral vistas lying supine

In beguiling splendour

 

(C) Lily Swarn 26.6.2016

 

 

 

ALLURE

 

Swaying through

the willowy grasses

Whispered to the breeze

Tales of hill damsels

 

Apple cheeked

Almond eyed

Honey lipped

Hair burnished

 

The orange orb

Lighting up the hills

Fountains of scarlet gushing

Down musical springs

 

Smiling in flames

Pines of longing

Reaching for the skies

Fingers of allure

 

Mountain roads serpentine

Curvaceous as her form

Balancing her plum basket

Peaches and cream galore !

 

(C)Lily Swarn 25.6.2016

 

 

 

NEW FLAVOURS

 

New flavours of ice creams

Popping with novel colours

 

A fresh breath of air

To ward off the dank musty

Scents of rancid after taste

Still soaked in the previous aura

Reeking of last night’s dinner

 

How easily bored today’s

Humans are

 

Ever seeking verdant pastures

Herds of sheep or goats

Constantly looking for greener meadows

Chewing the cud with bovine solemnity

Gazing over the picket fence

To spy the mossy banks

 

Attention deficit disorders

Changing remote control buttons

Swinging from branch to branch

Simians in a perennial  flux

If not you , the next

If not her , the one ahead !

 

Pistachio anyone ? Or hazel nut

Perhaps ? What does Your Majesty

Crave today?

 

(C)Lily Swarn 24.6.2016

 

 

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