This Poem Is…..

 

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This poem is a color, a gender and a meaning.

 

This poem is a tiny bloom with a color.

This poem is the upbringing of a girl.

This poem is a magnifying glass looking for a meaning.

 

This poem is born in fire and darkness,

but it has a will to drift in the breeze like fragrance.

It wishes to fling away its pink hue to the blue sky.

It is the core of all tints, shades and tones.

This poem is a tiny bloom with a color.

 

 

This poem is an open hearth furnace.

It is a story of heat to remove impurities.

This poem is suffocation itself and all devouring.

It knows too well how to melt iron and free will.

This poem is the upbringing of a girl.

 

This poem is a pair of curious eyes.

It is a hunt for the essence of all objects.

This poem never tires and has the strength of steel.

The poem doesn’t believe in hindrance.

This poem is a magnifying glass looking for meaning.

 

 

This poem is a fragrant flower

with the soul of all colors.

This poem is the magnificent life of a strong willed girl.

The poem is a quest for finding love and life’s meaning.

 

 

(I wish to dedicate this poem to Adhik Kadam a young man from the state of Maharashtra, India. A Profile In Courage Indeed. Link )

 

The poem is written in Boomerang Metaphor Form created by Hannah Gosselin of Metaphors and Smiles

 

Posted for Sanaa’s Prompt Nights – When diving into the possibilities of Role Reversal – [36]

 

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For Elizabeth’s Creativity Challenge Day 5 where the word for the day was ‘meaning’ as in value.

 

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Also to be shared with Poetry Pantry @ Poets United

 

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28 thoughts on “This Poem Is…..

  1. Whistles!!❤️💜This is such a beautiful and profound write, Sumana 🙂 there is so much to love here, you have depicted strength, courage and endurance of a person so eloquently, especially love “This poem is a fragrant flower with the soul of all colors.This poem is the magnificent life of a strong willed girl.The poem is a quest for finding love and life’s meaning.” Beautifully rendered. Thank you so much for participating at Prompt Nights and for your constant love and support ❤️💜

    Lots of love,
    Sanaa

  2. Sumana, as I read, I knew this is a very important poem. I love the boomerang form, to begin with, but the story behind this poem is so meaningful. Young Adhik illustrates how much change one person can accomplish, with a vision and hard work. This is a glorious poem.

  3. exquisite poem!
    i like the idea of the poem being a magnifying glass looking for meaning. by extension, a poet is also seeking the truth.

    thanks for sharing the video of Adhik. it is heartwrenching, and heart warming at the same time.

Thank You :)

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