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Lazy afternoons

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Lazy afternoons

 A visit to my village in the month of june,
all that it offers you is a very short day and a lazy afternoon.

       Soft whirring of the fan making heavy the eyelids,
trying in futile to stay open over a paragraph in a book.

       With the little ones all wide awake,
 chattering over games of carrom and chess
sending about a crazy cacophony of voices.

       But with the red and green sherbets making up
for the tormenting heat outside.

       Competing over how many mangoes one can eat,
a one..a two..and there's no count how many more.

       The otherwise chirpy fruit orchard wears
 a graveyard like eerie mood of it's own in the hot summer noon.

       With not too many birds in sight,
yet you can sometimes spot a dog sulking in the grove hiding from the hot sunlight.

       While I continue to crib and cry waiting impatiently for the monsoons
a sibling in a faraway land keeps fond memories of his Indian summer afternoons.

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  1. Date: 7/25/2013 10:02:00 PM
    hello, varsha the poem is hot and Awesome... congrats with your summer time poem...love Linda

  1. Date: 7/25/2013 10:24:00 AM
    Congratulations on a fine win, Varsha! This is a lovely. Always, Annalise

  1. Date: 7/25/2013 12:59:00 AM
    Congratulations on your winning spot Varsha xx

  1. Date: 7/24/2013 1:41:00 PM
    VARSHA, a lovely gift of a poem. Thank you for the support. Stop by and enjoy my blog: (A Lavender Day-- summer contest) winners. Have yourself an awesome day. LUV ~SKAT

  1. Date: 7/15/2013 4:54:00 AM
    - A poem which I like very much, Varsha. - Thank you - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

    Tomar Avatar Varsha Tomar
    Date: 7/15/2013 11:25:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank YOU Anne Lise! Such kind words!! If you could see me you'd know how happy your comment just made feel...:) :)
  1. Date: 7/8/2013 2:02:00 PM
    The atmosphere & setting here had me hooked. Sometimes, even laziness can leave its mark. ;)

    Tomar Avatar Varsha Tomar
    Date: 7/15/2013 11:22:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hahahaha...so true!! And in some cases laziness becomes a character trait! Drake, it's always a pleasure to have you here, I've begun to look forward to your visits with every new post!