Treasure Island

Indira Renganathan


A Flower To Auroville Mother-1


Thaamarai(Indian Lotus-Nelumbo nucifera)

She's the heart of an elemental body
Soft, soft and soft in healing peace
So deep in mire and muck sown muddy
Yet triumphing petaled in manifold blossoms
Pink and blue and white refreshing and sunny

She's the heart of an elemental body
Soft, soft and soft in gospel silence
So deep in twirls and swirls of mayic petalody
Yet triumphing petaled in enlightened bliss
Bright and right and straight to the Almighty

Submitted: Monday, November 02, 2009
Edited: Saturday, July 09, 2011

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  • Nivedita Bagchi SPC UK (5/23/2010 1:08:00 PM)

    Yeah Her Holiness Sri Ma…wore the cloak of Maya for divine play…as a Shakti…
    Excellent consecration poem…Glory Unto Sri Ma…and my Pranams at Her Lotus Feet
    10+
    Ms. Nivedita
    UK
    PS Please visit my page grace by comments.
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  • Vidi Writes (11/20/2009 10:13:00 PM)

    Dear Poet,

    I deviate from my usual style of commenting with rhymes
    As i have to write a few more than the rhymes.

    I read your poems on Mother sometimes back
    Coldn't comment due to my own reasons of time etc etc.
    But it was there in my mind that i should read and commnet one by one...

    'Consciousness beyond Mind'... the theme of Mother
    I love her since my first visit to Auroville...
    Her preaching are superb and consoling...

    I read a few books on her then.. but later got drifted
    in the usual flow of life.. time.. semnses etc..
    To be frank with you.. reading your poems on mother
    has rekindled my interest to revisit her palce and thoughts.

    First of all thanks for this inspiration.

    And your composition astound as usual...
    I will comment one by one...

    Thnak you for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Mamta Agarwal (11/14/2009 10:33:00 PM)

    written with lot of reverence. mother used to love flowers. i have seen two illustrated books of flowers. she believed each flower had spiritual values.

    thanks. i shall read all.

    Mamta (Report) Reply

  • Nilufer Dursun (11/5/2009 8:06:00 AM)

    Nice poem and good writing...hearts of the mothers are large enough to surround
    all children and the only real love in life.

    Nilufer Dursun (Report) Reply

  • Seema Chowdhury (11/5/2009 7:08:00 AM)

    very nice and lovely composition. great poetic technique used.
    take care

    pl see 3 of my new poems on pg 1 & 3
    1. a prayer for children
    2. walk through life
    3. what makes you so special (Report) Reply

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