Williamsji Maveli

Rookie - 55 Points (23/04/1955 / IRINJALAKUDA)

Borrowings..... - Poem by Williamsji Maveli

To decorate my coffin,
I plucked pink blossoms
from your cheeks,
To lighten my journey,
I borrowed two stars
from your eyes.
To get a second birth,
may I steal your
heart-beats
once again


By Williamsji Maveli

Form: Limerick


Poet's Notes about The Poem

From the Anthology of lyrics, both in English & Malayalam (bilingual, translated by the author)
and titled as 'Forever, lovingly yours.......', (Pranayapoorm, Ennennum Nintee...)
written by Williams George Maveli. (Williamsji Maveli)
Email: williamsji@yahoo.com

Comments about Borrowings..... by Williamsji Maveli

  • Rookie Shah Jehan Ashrafi (8/24/2013 7:54:00 AM)

    this is a short but very powerful poem..it is optimism in pessimism (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 4, 2013

Poem Edited: Thursday, March 12, 2015


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