Tuesday, November 28, 2023
PoetryA beach dawn – Sunil Sharma, Maharashtra

A beach dawn – Sunil Sharma, Maharashtra


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The dawn tiptoes

Like a maiden dark,

Collecting the sea-shells

On the morning

Deserted beach,

Watched by the swaying palms,

The breaking waves singing a song

For the shy maiden

From the nearby fishermen’s village,

A flower garland in her black hair,

Kohl-lined eyes darting here-n-there,

Like a frightened rabbit crossing a road,

The dawn breaks light and crimson,

Over the silent seascape,

And gentle wakes up the orphan

Cradling a puppy in their home

In the hulk of a boat moored

On the  quiet Kerala beach.

Editorial Team of Indian Ruminations.


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