Treasure Island

Ananta Madhavan


Kutraalam Waterfalls


Inside the 'chombu',
Searching for the form,
The water is filled.


To be so still,
So securely held,
Must be Repose.


Kutraalam pounds
With the fall and flow
Of torrential peace.

- -
'Chombu' in Tamil is a brass vessel,
Shaped like a jar, hand held, for bathing.

Submitted: Thursday, February 06, 2014

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Taking the waters at Kutraalam in South India is reputed to be
therapeutic.

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