Sunny Chopra

(30th January / India)

Deepavali - Festival Of Lights


Dispelling of any rancor
and settling past debts

Air is rife with festivity
with few indulgent bets


It goes to offers new start
with purging of all the old

Listening to the folklore
forever being retold

Dusk brings in excitement
with many of colorful lights

Dark sky is set ablaze with
With multi hued delights

Bejeweled seems setting
akin to a newlywed bride

Fortifies sense of cohesion
and animosities are belied


Known as manifestation of
For the righteous to prevail

In warding off all depraved
and their wickedness unveil

Submitted: Friday, November 01, 2013
Edited: Saturday, November 02, 2013

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