Friday, December 18, 2015

A Million Shades of Crimson (Blog marathon post 4)



Today's post is a poem I wrote.




A million shades of Crimson


How can something so beautiful be grey? 

It is a million shades. 

Of Crimson  

Of Golden  

Of Blue 

Of Green 

Of colours that don't have a name 

And of colours that do. 



How can something so dazzling 

Be defined by or confined to 

Relationships formed with people 

Which society likes to give a name to 

In a quest to understand. 

Neatly labelled 

Slotted. 

Marriage, husband, wife, In-laws. 



Within the confines of those narrow spaces 

Bursts forth a certain something. 

Magnificent in its splendor. 

Yet invisible  

Indefinable 

Incomprehensible 

Something you only feel. 

Something more precious than life itself 



A myriad colours  

And a million shades of Crimson. 
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© 2015 Preeti Shenoy

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  2. Nice read for the morning..!!! :)

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  3. Whenever you write a poem, I tend to read it over and over because it is really beautiful and has a hidden meaning which only the reader will understand. Thanks for sharing this poem.

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  4. Simple, deep and meaningful.

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  6. deep thoughts in simple words! amazing!

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  7. This is amazing!! I loved it!!

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  8. This is amazing!! I loved it!!

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