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Read Poems by sharmila menon

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random thoughts on a rainy night

The sound of rain drops
Tried tickling my ear lobes. 
Not once did I crave 
For their feel on my face. 

I turned a blind eye 
To lightning's power display 
I saw them ripping the sky 
With the indifference of one waiting to die. 

But the smell of wet earth 
When it arose unseen and unheard 
My cells, it soaked till I wondered 
Were they intoxicated or coming alive. 

Where I had always waited to dance in the rain 
I surrendered myself to the fragrance of one loved....

Copyright © sharmila menon | Year Posted 2012


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  1. Date: 2/21/2016 2:10:00 PM

    sharmila menon, Enjoyed the way you expressed every line. Please keep writing and sharing your poetry. LOVE LINDA
  1. Date: 12/26/2015 7:17:00 PM

    a pleasure to read :) hope you are enjoying the holidays ...... SKAT LOVE
  1. Date: 8/26/2014 7:20:00 PM

    nothing as intoxicating as the fragrance of the earth as the rain kisses her - beautifully painted