29 Jun 2015
Here is one of my poems, hope you enjoy the colorful journey thru India it will take you on.
Colors of India
The land of barren trees and holy rivers
The land of the forgotten past
The land that asks come hither
The land of colors of every caste.
The land of India is gold and green.
Gold the color of brass,
of ripples of wheat, the fields are not vast.
Green the color of the peacocks tail
In full spread, traditions of the past.
The land of India is yellow and crimson.
Yellow the color of bright summer sun,
with its heat forever unyielding.
Crimson the color of newly made bricks,
Used for the creation of a new building.
The land of India is silver and brown.
Silver the color of wares old and new,
Found in dusty and dark crevices.
Brown the color of eyes showing pride
And offering their services.
The land of India is red and gray.
Red the color of Delhi’s Purana Quila,
And other forts from India’s history.
Grey the color of every dawn arising
Starting a new day with its old mystery.
The land of India is white and orange.
White the color of purity,
as beautiful as the Taj Mahal, Symbolizing honor and respect.
Orange the color of the setting day dusk,
A color of the flag and the hope of a new prospect.
The land of India is a rainbow,
Filling the skies during Diwali.
The land of India is pink with the fat wild pigs, Running on the streets.
The land of India is Violet,
The exploding colors of water balloons during Holi.
The land of India is turquoise,
The color of the sacred Ganges.
The land of India is its wisps of beige
And it’s burning of its beloved souls and holy cows.
The land of India is it assorted colors of its Saris and Ambassador cars.
The land of India in all it’s colors can be wonderful and dreadful,
But always an experience.
The land of India is black.
The color of death, poverty and the ending of an old civilization.
These are some of the colors of India!