Indira Renganathan


Holy Coiffure


But
She was much elated with His holy adamance
She so pursued admiring with fake unknowingness
Unkempt locks remained in unkempt tresses
Krishna still insisting on a coiffured stylishness
Baby- protector of the cosmic domain
Played upon Yashoda with fake disdain
Yashoda however acted on His resoluteness
And...
There was a presaging love in Krishna's eyes
A future-heroine from the basil-bushes
Aandaal in His holy heart with coiffured elegance
A heavenly romance after aeons to be occurred
In her sprited sense Yashoda discovered
She detected much with immediate sense
Then
Her mind's vision did it with swift hands
Aandaal modelling in Yashoda's heart more glorious
Fledged a peacock feather Krishna's coiffured grace
Dazzled from His Pithambara fulgent golden rays
All-decked-Krishna in gemming beauty
Excelled with Kausthuba and Vaijayanthi
Added with sane emission of sandalwood redolence
Thus
The cherubic babe sported with prattling innocence
Chambered secretly his coiffured appetence
With beaming radiance surpassing crores of suns
With blooming heart revelling like Lakshmi's lotus
Krishna is all prompt now for a jaunt
His Bansuri and Basil too ready to grant
Our hearts to house His boons and blessings

Submitted: Monday, August 18, 2008

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  • Kesav Easwaran (8/19/2008 9:54:00 AM)

    Full of poetic grace the opening four lines picture the sweet loving relation and the wonderful fake play between the Divinity and the Divine Motherhood...Akin to Aandal in Srivilli Puthur was Manjula in Guruvayoor who fell in devotional love with Krusna from early child hood and got herself associated with the Divinity later...the sacred banyan tree- Manjula Aal- in the East Nada- eastern worship end- in Guruvayoor Temple is named after this pious devotee...10/10 (Report) Reply

  • Sathyanarayana M V S (8/18/2008 10:24:00 AM)

    Vasudevasutham devam Kamsa chanoora Mardanam
    Devaki Paramanandam vande Krishnam Jagadgurum'
    Madam! Reading your poems is a wonderful experience. 10++++++++
    sathya narayana (Report) Reply

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