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Picking Diamonds

Bindu Vijayan Avatar Bindu Vijayan - Premium MemberPremium Member Send Soup Mail  Block poet from commenting on your poetry

Below is the poem entitled Picking Diamonds which was written by poet Bindu Vijayan. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Picking Diamonds

I was picking diamonds from the heavens
When my hair got tangled with the stars in the breeze
Fireflies reached up in glee too, their soft glow dancing
Singing our mirth awash with moon-paint, I smiled

Then the night tugged gently, pulling away the sky
For the dawn to stroll in, with her show-stopper colors
The diamonds in my hands were spilling their brilliance
Reaching down to earth, to jewel my silent hopes

I learned to fly with the winds on rapture 
Their swoosh, music to my hopes on wish-pegs
They warm themselves in the summer-sun promises
Waiting to burst alive on my future rainbows  

Some nomads we pick treasures from the future
The skies and nature our only witness
We walk with them prized in our hunting bags
Carrying hope in its precious revered status

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  1. Date: 9/19/2014 9:25:00 PM
    truly outstanding beautifully drawn piece of writing just blew me away

  1. Date: 5/19/2014 9:11:00 AM
    Hi Bindu, decided to have a look at your first post on soup! I see you presented yourself with great credentials! Glad to see you viewing the future with hope and positivity. // paul

    Vijayan Avatar Bindu Vijayan
    Date: 5/21/2014 12:58:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you, much appreciated dear Paul:)
  1. Date: 5/19/2014 2:11:00 AM
    Glad to have found you too, bindu. You're also great yourself and this first post says a lot about your artistic style.

    Vijayan Avatar Bindu Vijayan
    Date: 5/19/2014 4:11:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you, Jake:) this is one of my favorite as well, I am glad you like it.
  1. Date: 4/8/2014 9:21:00 AM
    This was a very nice lovely dope 1st poem. ooo how i wish i had read it with all the other soupas when you got welcomed. "Waiting to burst alive on my future rainbows" aaaaa man.love this..."Carrying hope in its precious revered status". You have a talent many dream for.

    Vijayan Avatar Bindu Vijayan
    Date: 4/9/2014 3:29:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you, dear Ray! this is most lovely to hear, from a talented guy like yourself.
  1. Date: 2/28/2014 5:12:00 PM
    You just blew my mind!! Oh Bindu how absolutely stunning!! I cannot even pick a favorite part it was so tremendous!!!

    Vijayan Avatar Bindu Vijayan
    Date: 3/1/2014 8:00:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you, FJ:) Nice to know you liked this poem..
  1. Date: 2/19/2014 11:42:00 PM
    This is where it started? You have a good write for a first submission.

    Vijayan Avatar Bindu Vijayan
    Date: 3/1/2014 7:59:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you, Robert.
  1. Date: 12/11/2013 5:48:00 AM
    I enjoyed rereading this beauty from your gorgeous heart. Such beautiful imagery.

  1. Date: 10/21/2013 5:00:00 PM
    Wow this is an amazing first contribution. I enjoyed reading it.

  1. Date: 10/18/2013 12:40:00 AM
    Oh, such a nice poem up there. I should have to read more of yours ;}

  1. Date: 10/12/2013 3:36:00 PM
    another joy another awesome poem,, this your first post here on soup,,, beautiful so beautiful....

  1. Date: 9/23/2013 5:40:00 AM
    Congrads on being featured.

  1. Date: 9/20/2013 2:38:00 AM
    Strong metaphorical use that gives your work a beautiful flair to it. Well done on your debut poem.

  1. Date: 9/17/2013 5:23:00 PM
    I came back to the beginning and LOVED this first poem you posted. You are now officially a FAVE poet of mine.

  1. Date: 9/17/2013 10:10:00 AM
    Nice dreamy picture drawn with glorious colors. Enjoyed a lot. loved always, bl

  1. Date: 9/16/2013 11:21:00 AM
    You are operating from another dimension here, such beauty to admire and hold dear, keep sharing, I am enjoying the reads xxx

  1. Date: 8/31/2013 9:48:00 PM
    Hi Bindu, , Congratulations :-) on having your poem Featured on the soups Home Page... always~ Linda

  1. Date: 8/27/2013 8:25:00 AM
    very nice words,well done

  1. Date: 8/20/2013 9:37:00 PM
    Nice poem. Love the way you paint the picture with your words

  1. Date: 8/13/2013 10:05:00 AM
    Hello new member Bindu !- Well done, poem. :) - Welcome to P-Soup. - Thank you for choosing to share your poems here with us. - I look forward to reading more in the future. - Have a good time and I wish you luck. - (Give and receive comments) - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 8/13/2013 8:05:00 AM
    a lovely way of expressing the glory and wonders of the stars through hope. Bindu, a wonderful poem , -A nice warm WELCOME to poetry soup. Dropping by to invite you to my latest contest. You will find the contest page on the top left hand side* -Looking forward in following and reading your poetry. Hope to hear from you soon. You will enjoy the community, we are one big happy family. (Drama & Love. LOL) ~ Take Care!! From: your new poet friend @-> LINDA <-@...

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