Women In My Family
Women in my family
are a poetic bunch…
they are in trance at glimmering sky when
only a blazing red dot visible at vermillion dawn..
they feel mesmerized with
trilling and twittering of homecoming birds at falling dusk.
when darkness descends on mountains, evening breeze
lulls the lustrous petals of purple,
and pink, yellow and maroon flowers.
when fireflies scintillate like diamonds in tiara,
crescent moon inspires them to fall in love..
heart fondly caressed by memories
of untainted youth..poetry of nature unwraps
layers of their
June 15, 2022
For "Women in My Family" Poetry Contest
Sponsor: Sotto Poet
Inspired by the poem of Ellen Bass
Copyright © Malabika Ray Choudhury | Year Posted 2022
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