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17 December, 2004

Le Rêve Bleu

Let’s walk on forever,
Into the distant horizon,
Where the sky, azure and amber,
Meets the sparkling waves of blue,
Blending all eternity together.

Let’s dissolve the blues within,
Diffuse them into the blues without,
Momentarily at peace, with a universe,
That reflects only the blues most serene,
Absorbing all the other colors diverse.

Let’s feel the grainy turf beneath,
Leaving sand-prints on the soles of our feet,
As we observe, in silence, the golden hue,
Of the morning sun, precariously balanced,
Upon the sparkling, tremulous ocean of blue.

Let’s remember the time, the turquoise afternoon sky,
Made everything take on a silvery sheen,
Rendering objects most mundane,
Bright and shiny, new and clean,
And precious moments weren’t lost; unlived, unseen

Let’s not awaken from this reverie,
Where the high tide now rolls in, at the behest,
Of a retreating sun and the full moon’s crest,
And a diamond-studded sapphire blue sky,
Gazes at the crashing waves’ musical revelry.

Let’s never wonder if tomorrow is another day,
That it usually feels as blue as yesterday,
Let’s forget how grayness persists, leaving us,
Always in a mist, morning through night,
When we leave home pre-dawn, and return past daylight.

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4 Comments:

Blogger Geetanjali said...

I maybe biased since I love that colour, and your verse evoked some breath-taking images in my mind, nevertheless this was one beautiful poem!

17 December, 2004 10:42  
Blogger SPECKLED_BAND said...

One word: WOW!

17 December, 2004 11:03  
Blogger Max Babi said...

hey Pragya,
if the recent 'colour' exercise for the
caferati inspired this -you win hands down!
Lovely poem.

cheers !

17 December, 2004 22:37  
Blogger Pragya said...

Thanks Geetanjali, James and Max! Your words mean a lot.

18 December, 2004 19:44  

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