Tiku akp


A Night In Winter - Poem by Tiku akp

Dripping drops of diamond dews
Ice-cold beads encompassing numerous hues
Swirling down the peacock-green leaves
And get disappeared on the bed of sheaves.

Dew drenched path bear fine imprints
Of scurrilous insects in their nocturnal stints
Cool are the Moon, the trees, and the huts in the dark
Coolest of all is the place where I work.

The cool breeze brings the weirdest of tales
As an eerie silence reigns over undulating vales
Hoots of an owl or the ruffling of feathers
Down into the spine they send the shivers.

Sliding down to the west, on the slate
Of an opaque sky the panoply of teeming stars
Will hide and rest on the lap of the earth
Followed with its cohorts by the exuberant Mars;


In the roof-tops, foliages and stacks of hays
The witches move hunting for preys
The priest with candles and a silver platter
Mutter prayers sprinkling the Holy-water.


Warming itself by the cindering fire
The cat dozes off with half closed eyes
It gives a shake to its languid tail
To get rid of the bothering flies;

For the white beam, it won’t be late
To spread across the sky through Heaven’s gate.
For afar a mellifluous tune can be heard
Perhaps to its beloved is calling a bird.

Clouds of colours flit across the firms
As the birds dive for supple worms.
At the sign of night’s surreptitious descend
Village girls gather at the river band.


Comments about A Night In Winter by Tiku akp

  • Gary Liles Gary Liles (8/6/2016 9:27:00 AM)

    Beautifully written my friend, very best wishes always. ☺😊😀 (Report) Reply

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  • Amar Agarwala Amar Agarwala (7/26/2016 8:06:00 PM)

    Some wonderful thoughts put together in verse and rhyme. (Report) Reply

  • Sonali Ganguly Sonali Ganguly (4/5/2016 11:41:00 PM)

    beautiful writing sir. your words made winter more beautiful (Report) Reply

  • Piew Dutta Piew Dutta (2/13/2016 3:52:00 AM)

    I hve fallen in love with thid poem (Report) Reply

  • Abhilasha Bhatt Abhilasha Bhatt (1/8/2016 9:41:00 AM)

    A beautiful and well illustrated poem...thanx for sharing :) (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis Edward Kofi Louis (1/1/2016 5:53:00 AM)

    Nature! With the muse of winter. Nice work. (Report) Reply

  • Nosheen Irfan Nosheen Irfan (11/2/2015 6:10:00 PM)

    That's great descriptive poetry. (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis Edward Kofi Louis (10/13/2015 3:34:00 AM)

    Fine imprints of nature! With the muse of love and life. Nice work. (Report) Reply

  • Raihana Abdul Jabbar Raihana Abdul Jabbar (10/3/2015 7:28:00 AM)

    Oh Dear, A very soothing poem... Loved the images... For a moment I was transported to that beautiful night. Thanks for sharing... :) (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George Valsa George (9/27/2015 5:22:00 AM)

    The poem is made striking by a string of beautiful images
    ‘Warming itself by the cindering fire
    The cat dozes off with half closed eyes
    It gives a shake to its languid tail
    To get rid of the bothering flies; ’ …… Of all, I like the image of this cat, warming itself close to the fire. Enjoyed this beautifully rhyming poem! (Report) Reply

  • Aneesha Roy (4/22/2013 4:07:00 PM)

    A lovely poem. The intricate details of nature are meticulously evoked and the brilliant imagery adds a lovely charm of its own to this piece. (Report) Reply

  • Mary Forrester (4/15/2013 5:02:00 PM)

    Beautiful poem Tiku, (Report) Reply

  • Barbara Nixon Barbara Nixon (12/15/2012 10:24:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem, great imagery and beautifully written. (Report) Reply

  • Walterrean Salley (8/4/2012 9:51:00 PM)

    Beautiful poem. Smooth flow. Great contents and ikmages. Well worth the reading. (Report) Reply

  • Neela Nath Das Neela Nath Das (2/25/2012 6:19:00 AM)

    Tiku's poem bears the fresh images of Nature.By reading his poem it seems that He is the poet who believes in meticulous details. (Report) Reply

  • Supriya Prathapan (1/2/2012 2:06:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem. Reminds me of William Wordsworth. Great observation. (Report) Reply

  • Salma Torrez Salma Torrez (11/13/2011 11:32:00 PM)

    Village girls gather at the river band 10++++++++++++++++++++ (Report) Reply

  • Jyothsnaphanija Bolla (10/30/2011 1:09:00 PM)

    this poem is wonderful. its like giving us visualised space in words. you have shown how well words can make a picture. (Report) Reply

  • Sugra Malik (9/13/2011 11:58:00 PM)

    beautiful poem...very well written....impresd..hmmmm! (Report) Reply

  • Rinki Nandy (7/15/2011 4:20:00 AM)

    Most b'ful description of a b'ful season. Words are chosen with care n thoughtfulness, puts to its best use. Really impressive write (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Poem Edited: Friday, June 17, 2011


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