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Waiting for new leaves

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The tiny small Black Bird, which eats only Red flowers inspired me one day to write this Poem as a Photo Poem,  which I compose as "My Photos My Poems"


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Waiting for new leaves

Waiting for New Leaves

I am a red flower tree,
I am waiting for my new long thin leaves,

I am waiting for my leaves,
Like a new beginning for another Spring,

The clouds are trying to console me,
The wind too is trying to soothe me, 
By its cool and refreshing blowing,
The tiny black bird, 
Will come soon again 
To swing and feast,
My red flower's sweet,
Which she eats while singing
And swinging on my trees..

The cycle of life,
Keep running like this.
Seasons come and seasons go,
They leave their impressions, 
On the sands and sky of time.

The only thing which never fails to persist,
Is the change of things and change of time,
Which always turns,
Sooner or later and never fails.

So wait for your turn of good days, 
It would come soon with my new leaves, 
And your hopes and dreams would revive,
To brighten your life,
With love, joy and music.

Ravindra
Kanpur India 7th Aug. 2012

This Poem was originally written by me on 17th May 2010
on the Photo of Red Flower Leaves as my Photo Poem.

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  1. Date: 9/7/2012 7:57:00 AM
    A belated thank you for your kind comments on my poetry Ravindra. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/3/2012 12:19:00 PM
    Ravindra, your poem is beautiful... i would love to read this poem over & over.. Like the cycle of life... so is the beauty in your poem... thank you for the wonderful feeling of peace... always poet D...

    Kapoor Avatar Ravindra K Kapoor
    Date: 9/4/2012 8:05:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks PD my friend for your kind and beautiful words. More on your pages..Ravindra
  1. Date: 9/2/2012 12:08:00 PM
    I think you are getting new leaves as you speak this so clearly in your voice , in verse, well done! Bravo! Cindy

    Kapoor Avatar Ravindra K Kapoor
    Date: 9/4/2012 8:03:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks for your kind words.With best wishes..Ravindra
  1. Date: 8/15/2012 9:39:00 PM
    Lovely and thoughtful verse! Cynthia

  1. Date: 8/14/2012 8:33:00 AM
    great write Rav, love,joy,music and poetry,lol

  1. Date: 8/12/2012 10:37:00 PM
    Very touching...good :)

  1. Date: 8/12/2012 1:03:00 PM
    So much insight Ravi, time brings change and we have to deal with whatever comes. New leaves aresuch a special way to describe the change of fortune and seasons! Love, Elizabeth

  1. Date: 8/9/2012 11:27:00 AM
    So very beautiful!!!

  1. Date: 8/7/2012 9:48:00 PM
    Ravindra, this is one of your loveliest poems ever. What a beauty!!

    Kapoor Avatar Ravindra K Kapoor
    Date: 8/7/2012 11:26:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks my friend for your sweet words. ..Ravindra
  1. Date: 8/7/2012 12:34:00 PM
    Even the title pulled me in and soothed my spirit. How lovely it is, to think of a tree in waiting. A joy to read, Ravindra. Thank you!

    Kapoor Avatar Ravindra K Kapoor
    Date: 8/7/2012 12:54:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Carrie for your sweet and precious words. Love and best wishes..Ravindra
  1. Date: 8/7/2012 12:23:00 PM
    It is always a joy to be on Poetry Soup and to read and admire your beautiful Poetry sketches and to place some of my odd letters and lines too. Please excuse me if I am not very regular due to my specific reasons. Love and best wishes for all my friends. ..Ravindra