Glimpses in Yellow…


Glimpses in Yellow








icteric glow of street light,
winks at jealous moon
hung high afar,
as enamored moths
dance in its radiance
assuming it to be moon,
forming chiaroscuro on
asphalted bosom
of winding gravel trails.

petals of
sublime frangipani,
are dappled in
a sunshine yellow
by nature’s paint brush,
as a summer firefly
casting its fluorescence,
on snow-white corolla.

moths of vagrancy
humming serenades of love
in Vertumnus’ carnival,
with wings fringed in kohl
and splattered in
yellow polka dot pollens,
are cassanovas of spring
flirting with blooming flowers.

sunflowers smiling
jubilantly in cascading tequila
of a summer day
are eyes of unrequited love,
gazing mesmerized at
oblivious beloved,
wearing sun-flame corona
on brown heads.

yellowed pages
of dogeared, moth-eaten diaries
with scribbles of sepia anecdotes
faded from fragile paper,
and pressed rose petals
of lingering memory~
are reverberations
from alleys of forgotten past
revived when pages are reread
after time’s passage.

cinnamon autumn
in variegated pastels
has many shades of yellow,
speckling foliage-faces,
once a garrulous verdure with
strokes of an array of yellows,
for in fall leaves seek
to masquerade as petals
with soft cinnamon scents.


Snippets Garnered from Nature’s Reflections…


butterflies flutter in
graffiti taffeta, cradled on
smiling scented rosebuds
and docile violets,
that opens its satin arms
to breathe fragrance.

starry constellations
etch dreams
with stardust fingertips,
peacocks dancing
to tempest’s symphony,
with their fanning plume
brocaded by nature’s needle.

singing cuckoo
is anonymously hidden behind,
verdant foliage,
elusive rainbow is spun
on clouds’ loom,
threaded in shades of vibgyor.

sunflower with
lovelorn eyes for amour sun,
is smiling softly,
as vermilion blush of dawn,
is reflected over turquoise bosom
of rippling lake.

echoing sonata
in cerulean notes from lips
of splashing tides of brine,
is soft rhapsody
reverberating when cascades
runs down stairwell of shingles
on silver tipped stilettos.

salsa of fireflies
that dance in delight, on arms
of boughs drenched in kohl,
and quaint strain
of cicadas that adorns
silence of colorful crepuscule.

are all trifling gifts
from veranda of nature,
snippets of photographic moments
are captured in
variegated shades to felicitate
the beauties of nature…