Skip to main content

Do I tell you? A poem. (Blog marathon post 8)



Do I tell you?

Do I tell you about the way your eyes lit up,
With a hundred questions unasked, unanswered.
Or do I tell you about happiness multiplied manifold
With precious stolen moments, cherished, treasured.

Do I tell you about the words unsaid, but perfectly understood,
Each nuance amplified like it was on a giant billboard.
Or do I tell you about the million racing thoughts,
Whirling dervishes, a thousand stories enacted untold.

Do I tell you about the placid lake, blueness unbound,
And the sun that played truant when the clouds danced.
Or do I tell you about racing heartbeats uncontained,
Gratitude, sheer contentment and bliss, triply enhanced.

Do I tell you about   the cherished memories made today,
For a while ,when the world outside stayed across the boundary.
Or do I tell you that narratives are only for prose
And a perfect day like this was nothing but sheer poetry.
  
© 2014 Preeti Shenoy
 

For more poems click here. Some poems have already appeared in print. Kindly do not reproduce without permission.
______________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 Get my latest book The One You Cannot Have for a whopping discount: http://www.preetishenoy.com/books/the-one-you-cannot-have/

Comments

  1. mam it's an excellent piece of art! truly mesmerized by the beauty of some notes like happiness multiplied multitude with precious stolen moments, sun playing truant, world outside stayed across the boundary!

    ReplyDelete
  2. This comment has been removed by the author.

    ReplyDelete
  3. Do i tell you? I need to tell you that this is a meaningful piece of poetry. I went through it many times to feel those words. Good work!

    ReplyDelete
  4. Lucky and gifted if you can see life like this at such a young age

    ReplyDelete
  5. Beautifully written. I get more and more inspire, every time i go through your blog.

    ReplyDelete
  6. Beautifully written. I get more and more inspiration, every time i go through your blog.

    ReplyDelete
  7. beautiful :) luv it :)

    ReplyDelete
  8. Well written. I am going to save this on my mobile so that I can read it everyday.

    ReplyDelete
  9. I'm not someone who loves poetry but reading your poems/blogs/stories always bring a smile to my face.. keep the good work going... :) :)

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Thanks for stopping by. I really appreciate your leaving a comment! Okay--I appreciate your leaving a comment if you have something nice to say ;-)

Popular posts from this blog

Preeti Shenoy--New novel releasing soon!

Preeti Shenoy--Cover releaseCountdown
There's some exciting news for you :) My new novel is releasing in November. The pre-order link will be up on October 7th.

The cover  (and the title) will be unveiled for the very first time in Birmingham UK.
I am a keynote speaker at the Birmingham Literature Festival.



Desi Blitzwhich is Britain's  award winning, leading  Asian web-magazine, has been co-ordinating the whole event, and have been corresponding with me over the last many months to make this happen.




I am very very excited about it. I will be travelling to UK in October. I used to live in UK, andone of my novels features Norwich, the place where I used to live.
(Yes, I will be travelling to Norwich too, later, after the cover release).

You can watch the unveiling of the cover --LIVE by following myFacebook author page. (Hover over 'like' and enable 'see first' to not miss any notification)
You can also follow the page as there will be a lot of fun stuff happenin…

A hundred little flames--new novel from Preeti Shenoy.

Greetings from Birmingham. I type this with a stunning view of the boating canals in Birmingham.


 We had the cover launch of my new novel yesterday at Birmingham, as a part of the Birmingham Literature Festival.

The event was in association with DesiBlitz, which is an award winning web magazine, in UK  for British Asians.
They had carried alovely interview with me some days back. DO READ it.

The entire event of yesterday, was telecast live on Facebook. I have read from my new novel! :)

 I have also read from It's All In the Planets. If you watch the whole telecast, you will see how different the writing approach and the writing styles are in the two books.

I am grateful that the event was a roaring success and that people turned up in  large numbers.


Meanwhile at @LibraryofBham@preetishenoy signs many, many books after her event. #BLF17pic.twitter.com/Aw3ISbHA14 — Birmingham Lit Fest (@BhamLitFest) October 7, 2017


If you have missed the live telecast you can watch it on my author…

Incest-- a taboo

My post for today would probably seem shocking to many. I have written about Incest, and my views on it, in detail. If you click on the above image it should enlarge.

If you are unable to read it even after you enlarge it, then please see  here.


_______________________________
check out my books: http://preeti.io/a