A Celebration


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I look up-

to see confetti clouds-

of sunset,

pasted in the sky.

The rows of eucalyptus

jingle in sparrow voice-

ringing vesper bell-

in twilight.

Just as shadowy bats

deluge the crepuscular sky-

I toast the moment with words

for an aftertaste.



Posted for my prompt in Poets united Midweek Motif ~ Celebration     



Courtesy: Poets United


I wonder

if in a previous birth

I was a golden daffodil*

cozying in my plant-mother’s bosom,

and fluttering and dancing in joy,

among a host of my siblings and peers.

and didn’t I weave a dream

in him, a poet,

who would sketch me in his words

while he wandered lonely as a cloud.

*Narcissus /nɑːrˈsɪsəs/ is a genus of predominantly spring perennial plants in the Amaryllidaceae (amaryllis) family. Various common names including daffodil,[notes 1] daffadowndilly,[3] narcissus, and jonquil are used to describe all or some members of the genus. Wikipedia.


Posted for Susan’s Midweek Motif ~ Narcissus (Vanity / Narcissism) @ Poets United