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

  • Rookie - 0 Points 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

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  • Freshman - 871 Points Mary Forrester (4/15/2013 5:02:00 PM)

    Beautiful poem Tiku, (Report) Reply

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

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

  • Gold Star - 4,981 Points Walterrean Salley (8/4/2012 9:51:00 PM)

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

  • Gold Star - 7,999 Points 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

  • Rookie - 263 Points Supriya Prathapan (1/2/2012 2:06:00 AM)

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

  • Rookie - 96 Points Salma Torrez (11/13/2011 11:32:00 PM)

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

  • Rookie 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

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

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

  • Rookie 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

  • Rookie - 0 Points Geetima Baruah Sarma (7/5/2011 12:28:00 AM)

    Beautiful! I could really feel a winter night reading the poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 244 Points Kamini Arichandran (6/19/2011 4:40:00 PM)

    Very vivid imagery, beautiful. I especially like the last sentence. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Sabitha S Geethall (6/16/2011 8:09:00 PM)

    a cute poem, just feel like i was thr 2...thank u.. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Poem Edited: Friday, June 17, 2011


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