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Holi

Blossoming flowers and fresh greens
Welcome Spring – the season of joy
Shedding all inhibitions
People step out into the open

Water pistols in hand
Colour packets in pockets
Holi unfolds in the streets
A riot of colours

A time to bond
To smile, to hug
Colour each other
Like kids in gay abandon

The crowds break into dance
Holi Hai, Holi Hai
Vibrant joy and emotion
Wipe off tears and distress

Painted in colours of love
All look the same
An atmosphere of frolic
And a feeling of oneness

© copyright skm, 8th March 2012

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  1. March 8, 2012 at 3:52 pm

    Nice Poem .. Happy Holi

  2. Asni
    March 9, 2012 at 12:34 pm

    What a time of joy. Love how you described it.

  3. March 12, 2012 at 6:25 pm

    wow, I enjoy the festival feel to this. Well done 🙂

  4. March 16, 2012 at 6:20 am

    indeed!

  5. March 17, 2012 at 3:33 am

    Hello. It’s a shame the smiles & feeling of oneness are only for one day.
    Thanks for sharing.

    The Painting And The Poet

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