Monday, 8 July 2013

Amma's tiffin

postcard of love
Glistened and glowing, with love and care
Wild and flowing, in grins and tears

Dipped in magic, dusted in flavor
Filled with love, layer on layer

Each cut, each burn
Each twist, each turn
Tidy untidy kitchen
Notes unspoken and written

Coins and pennies, notes and cards
Nothing when compared to hugs and hearts

Help of spices to tickle the taste buds
With each spoon and sprinkle, nostalgia rubs

Responsibility and growing up,
Falling and getting up
Memories and longing
All packed and pouring

Mark your calendar, set your alarm
Make room in your heart and your barn
A postcard of love is on the way
Amma's tiffin is on the way


37 comments:

  1. Beautiful! You have made good use of the words

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  2. Nice Nice Nice is all that I can say.. :-)

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  3. Beautiful composition with amazing weave of magical words. Yes, Amma's tiffin has no match.

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  4. Love it. Poetry comes naturally to you!

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    1. Thanks so much Geetashree...I reall enjoy the form :)

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  5. I'd love that tiffin full of so much of love...very nice!

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  6. I wish i could pen poemns... they escape me everytime :-/

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  7. So much can be said in so little. Wonderful job with including all the prompts.

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  8. The idea of Amma's tiffin at the end made the poem complete...beautifully carved...good job...

    Sreedev Soman @ KookyDom

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  9. lovely !
    its like those words were waiting to get in to ur post sfurti :)
    came from write tribe
    good lck !

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  10. WOW!! What a wonderful poem!! :) Loved it :)

    Dropping by WriteTribe Contest. ATB!!

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  11. Hi Sfurti! :-) Loved Amma's Tiffin!

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  12. Such a sweet poem, Sfurti. Loved how you used the prompt to convey this. :)

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    1. Thanks so much Corrinne for the appreciation :)

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  13. Very nicely written. simple yet effective.

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