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Indian Sari

Wrapped around the sylphlike waist the sumptuous silk chiffon sari is hand-gathered into even pleats, likened to the petals of a flower, and is tucked bewitchingly below the navel baring the midriff alluringly. The loose-end Pallu, crosses over a sleeveless bosom-hugging choli and is draped caressingly over the shoulder. As she bends over to fix the hem of her sari one gets to sneak a peek at her cleavage before she clutches the gliding Pallu. Ha, the vision of the divine! like catching a glimpse of heaven before the Pearly Gates slam in your face. A symbol of fragility and femininity, Sari is the embodiment of elegance and grace An outfit for the Apsara— At once demure and saucy! (Pallu: loose end of a sari; Choli: a blouse; Apsara: A celestial Nymph) ~Contest: Imagism Poetry contest ~Sponsor: Emile Pinet.

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Date: 9/1/2021 8:20:00 AM
CONGRATS on your win, Abdul! Janice
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Date: 9/1/2021 8:13:00 AM
Congratulations Abdul, your poem earned a distinguished place in my contest. Very well done, it was a pleasure to read it my friend, Emile.
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Date: 8/19/2021 10:01:00 PM
Great take on metaphors and an excellent imagism.i loved reading this
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Date: 8/17/2021 6:23:00 PM
The sensual beauty of your poem takes my breath away, Abdul. Your amazing pen captures alluring moments with intimate grace. Warmest wishes.. ~Susan
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Date: 8/17/2021 7:10:00 PM
I am so glad you liked it. After all these years in US, Sari still entices me and tugs at my heartstrings whenever I see someone wearing it. Appreciate your comment very much.