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Short Tabla Poems

Short Tabla Poems. Below are examples of the most popular short poems about Tabla by PoetrySoup poets. Search short poems about Tabla by length and keyword.


After an Evening of Indian Classical Music...
This little man,
This shake of hair and shoulder life.
A smile, a grin on the last improvised beat.

This finger wonder,
palms retreat with a snap
as the santoor speaks

This collage, this voice
a million men in two
The tabla aches to begin
Shall we listen hard my friend?...

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Categories: tabla, happiness, imagination, life, music, passion,
Form: I do not know?



For Ravi Shankar: This Is What It Was
         


Raga. Sun shifts as fingers on
sitar.
Ravi Shankar is dead.
Old women in dark clothes 
make it down the road through
a tabla of sounding rain

We know not sometimes
what effects us until it
has done so.

Play music in the cell phone
and breath while awaiting the
bus.

Pour honey onto bread at home
and think, this is what it was.

...

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Categories: tabla, absence
Form: ABC
For Ravi Shankar: This Is What It Was
         


Raga. Sun shifts as fingers on
sitar.
Ravi Shankar is dead.
Old women in dark clothes 
make it down the road through
a tabla of sounding rain

We know not sometimes
what effects us until it
has done so.

Play music in the cell phone
and breath while awaiting the
bus.

Pour honey onto bread at home
and think, this is what it was.

...

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Categories: tabla, nostalgia
Form: ABC