Wednesday, 19 June 2013

Sonnet: A Delhian Reminiscence...

Hearing Thy Cravings For My Spirit,
Felt The Vibrance Of The Connaught
My Southern Years Couldn’t Denote
Smell Of That Lodhi Garden’s Merit.

Patriotism Saluted The Red, I Inherit,
Touched By What The Jantar Connote
On King’s Way, Mind Walked Remote
Eyed The Glory, Like A Hunting Ferret.

Frozen Mornings At The Country Gate  
Marketed By The Old Moonlit Square
Tasted The Chaats, Prickling The Buds
Oh! The Luminous Nights, Here I Await
For White Lotus Who Prays To The Choir,
Forest Of Peace, Where Nostalgia Floods.

This sonnet set in Petrarchan rhyme scheme (ABBA ABBA CDECDE) is in response to Writer's Bloc "Nostalgia" (  


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  7. All over Delhi in a single go! Liked it!

  8. Yeh Delhi hai mere yaar...bas ishq mohabbat pyaar :)
    very nice poem. I have been reading your poetries and had an impression that you write about serious and emotional stuffs. This one poem came as a surprise. Good one :)

  9. A delightful capture of Delhi's classic glory. In classic poetic tradition.

  10. Hats off to you! Well done - you evoked the essence of Delhi beautifully.

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