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Monday, July 16, 2012

A Monsoon Song




A gentle sway of distant palms
  Cool breeze soothing as a healing balm
Sweet fragrance of fallen petals on grass
   Greet shining monsoon rain droplets of glass
Thunder strikes to light up the sky
     Peacocks dance in splendor n cry
Small rivulets meander around green grass
     Kids shriek in delight as paper boats toss
Revelers rain dance to celebrate first shower
      Darkness soon descends at an early hour
Love birds cozy n embrace in alleys dark
      Croaking toads raise pitch in the park
Crickets rush to lamppost to test their mettle
   Soon bite dust n lie next to fallen petals

PS- Image Kind Courtesy Google

89 comments:

  1. Rahul.." Una canciòn Monsoon "

    Todo en movimiento girando por una canciòn.

    ¡¡¡ divertido !!!

    un beso desde Argentina

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    1. Un sincero agradecimiento Dolly y por apoyar a mi blog con su presencia

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    1. Thanks Gayatri! I know you want to play... :)

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  3. That was such a soothing rain song. It reminded me of all those memorable rainy days and made me long for a rain once again. :)

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    1. A big thanks Raj for that nice comment and am happy it brought back memories !

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  4. That was really lovely, Rahul! :-) I could just visualize it!

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    1. Very kind of you Vidya, for those generous words of praise:)

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  5. Love the pic...nice weave Rahul.

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    1. A big thanks Alka, for being there, with your constant encouraging words:)

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  6. A beautiful and refreshing monsoon song, as soothing and charming as the season itself.. :)

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    1. Such nice remarks coming like a sunrise from Japan:) Thanks a lot Arti:)

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  7. Whenever I face a storm, I remind myself of this quote:-)
    The poem is as beautiful as the aroma that rises from the earth when it rains, the subtle sound of the falling rain and the light reflected in the tiny droplets in my garden.

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    1. A huge thanks Padmaja, and you added more value to this little poem with those remarks!

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  8. how lovely :) i really felt like i was standing in the rain, on reading this!

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    1. Thanks a lot Ash for such a nice remark:) Feel honored!

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  9. Very Nice ...It was great to get drenched in all of that :)

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    1. Jaishree, such a nice compliment left me drenched with happiness:)

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  10. Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.

    Rabindranath Tagore

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    1. Purba, those words of the great poet are a silver lining on this humble blog and could only come only from you:)

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  11. reminds me Jagjit singh.. yeh daulat bhi le lo , yeh shauharat bhi le lo, bhale cheen lo mujhse meri jawani, magar mujhko lauta do bachpan ka sawan, woh kagaz ki kishti woh barish ka paani...


    I would love to dance in the rain .. beautiful poem sir.

    Open letter to all Indians-Bikram's

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    1. Bikram, not enough words to thank you for analogy with the lovely song:)

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  12. Awesome poem! So rejuvenating and gives a complete feel of monsoon rain :)

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  13. I love the rains-fitting tribute to the season!

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    1. Meera, thanks a lot and your footfall has added to the music of rains:)

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  14. Awesome :) Wish it rains today...

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    1. Dreams come true Akanksha! It did rain and a big thanks to you and hope it rains more:)

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  15. Lovely. It reminds me of childhood memories of getting drenched in rain and paper boats.

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    1. Welcome to my blog Sabyasachi to this blog and am grateful to you for those kind words!

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    1. A big thanks Francesca, and hope you have a lovely week too:)

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  17. Lovely One.. Could feel the magic of rain in these words..
    "Sweet fragrance of fallen petals on grass
    Greet shining monsoon rain droplets of glass" Amazing lines Rahulji :)

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    1. Sonia readers like you make my day!A sincere thanks for those words!

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  18. I feel like doing the rain dance :).

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    1. Am delighted if I could make you feel like dancing, Rachna:) A big thanks!

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  19. Hi Rahul, thanks for your comment...when did you visit Spain? I would love to hear more about your experience there. Beautifully penned poem, you make the monsoon sound so romantic. i could just picture every line that you wrote come to life in a surge of song and dance!

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    1. A sincere thanks Sam, for constantly flowing stream of nice words from your pen. I visited Spain almost a decade back and your lovely post refreshed my memories of the land of football crazy, tapas loving, bullfights and flamenco dancers!

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  20. I too love the rain.The poem is apt, and we also have rain, after so many months, though it has cooled down, the nights are still pretty hot.

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    1. A sincere thanks Rama for those lovely words

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  21. Beautiful words... now even i feel like writing a monsoon poem!!

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    1. Thank you Radhika! I look forward to reading your poem:)

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  22. You have a way with words. I recall my poem on rains :) Monsoon is a part of our life

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    1. Am grateful to you for those very kind words!

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  23. Wow! How fabulous and blissful rain… Love this poem dear :) Enjoy the monsoon.

    Hugs
    Shilpa

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    1. Shilpa it is nice to read those kind words! Hope you enjoy the bliss of monsoon too:)

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  24. that was beautiful flow of words

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  25. And just how amazingly you have portrayed the first shower of the season. :-)

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    1. A sincere thanks Vinati, that you liked the first brush with monsoon:) Look forward to your lovely writing always!

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  26. Beautiful and the words fallen petals in common in both our poems. Loved it!

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    1. Saru, we seem to think alike:) But your expression is always a delight to read whether on your blog or on mine as a comment:)

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  27. :d Felt like singing and dancing with loved ones after reading this poem!!! lovely Rahul sir!

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  28. Thank you, Ramya for ever being so generous in praise:)

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  29. Ahha Rahulji! Bought so many memories. Rains, how much we need them. It kind of cleanses the stress too, and make you go all postitive and clean and fresh. And yes ofcourse the smell of the mud. Bliss :-) Beautiful words!

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    1. A big thanks Jenny and I treasure your comments:)

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  30. A perfect description of monsoon.

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    1. Indu, it is a pleasure to see you on my blog and am grateful that you took time off to read so many of my posts:) Am honored indeed!

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  31. Great post. Love the photo and words.

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  32. Monsoon is gonna be start very soon here too.

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    1. Thats a loving and meaningful picture..

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    2. Enjoy the raindrops Izdiher:)

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    3. Thanks a lot Pria:) Nice to see you back after a while!

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  33. That's a very lovely poem sir..waiting for the truant rains to bestow such pleasure on mankind once again.. :)

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    1. Wish it rains, Puji to enjoy all the pleasures associated with it:) Thanks a lot!

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  34. Ah!!...What a lovely poem on this lovely season!! <3

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  35. chosen a seasonal topic!
    ;day by day becoming lovely thinker :)
    enjoyed the lines & feel! :)

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    1. Thanks Sowmya for that nice comment:) I have some lovely readers like you who make my day and make me think what I should write:)

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  36. Hi Rahul, I am wondering why I missed reading such a wonderful poem. This is simply outstanding. I am becoming a HUGE fan of your writing.

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    1. A bow to thee, Rachna for that very elating comment!

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  37. Such a beautiful, visual poem dear Rahul.
    xoxoxo ♡

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  38. Rain is always such a soothing thing, except when it blows away everything in its wake. Cooled the spirits and the eyes too :)

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    1. Rain is as deficient as void due your absence from blogging world , Zephyr:( Good to see you back!

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  40. very nice.. and this reminds me of home.. :)

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  41. Rain always bring happiness with it.. but in Mumbai, you don't feel the same .. nostalgic moment reminding me old days..!


    I recently started writing at http://www.thewanderingthoughts.com/

    Please stop by sometime, Would appreciate your feedback!

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    1. Agree Nitin, memories of good old days are always sweet! You have a nice blog!

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  42. beautiful... very well described..anyone wud fall in love with monsoon!

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  43. Very kind of you Harman for having liked this composition:)

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