Monday, November 7, 2011

Song of Melancholy...


Pale fingers playing on the strings
Of a cold and timeworn violin.
Misty night and dead old trees,
Sway to her song of melancholy.

Screaming and wailing her silent thoughts,
Frozen tears on the violin chords-
Emote-soulful music she plays,
All night long, till the silver fades.

Rendition of notes builds a beautiful delusion,
Only to shatter on her lover’s tomb.
Beneath the moonlight, in Mystic Falls,
Her stoic self wraps a heart with tears.

To calm her fears
To find way back home
She returns with music, every night,
To her lover’s age old tomb.

-VAISAKHI MISHRA

ps-picture prompt, courtesy-allpoetry.com
     Mystic Falls- an imaginary place close to all VD lovers...:)...

20 comments:

  1. 'Frozen tears on the violin chords' AND 'Her stoic self wraps a heart with tears' are two most beautiful lines I have read in recent times. Lovely play of words. Sad poem but beautiful expression.

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  2. Vaisakhi,I am visiting your blog first time.
    You have presented your emotions superbly.
    Thanks,for the nice presentation.

    If you like Hindi blogs,please,visit mine also.

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  3. Awesome... Completely agree with saru singhal... I loved those two line.... excellent presentation...

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  4. u r too good when it comes to poetry girl!
    indeed a song of melancholy strung in wonderful words...


    sarah

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  5. Hello.
    Visiting from the group Bloggers.

    This is sad, but beautifully penned.
    Awesome imagery!

    Thanks for sharing.

    Thoughts Of Beauty In The Stillness Of Dawn

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  6. Beautiful...and you used the picture prompt damn good...
    I loved the feel and the picture it painted in front of me..sad with a hope..love with a longing..loss with melancholy..

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  7. @saru,sajeed, sarah and alcina-thanku so much glad u guys liked it...:)

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  8. @rakesh kumar-welcome to my blog...n thanku so much 4 the commnt...i surely will visit ur blog as and wen i get time...temporarily i m vanishing 4 blog-o-sphere coz of my exams...:)

    @andy-thanku so much 4 ur visit n commnt...:)

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  9. Poem has never been my genre, also I envy those who can write it. I envy you. :)

    Such an apt poetic description of the picture you used.

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  10. Awesome poem....Your poems take me to the entirely new world...I can just imagine and feel what's written....Good work

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  11. I liked the first two paras a lot... very well defined images :)

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  12. Amazing!
    One of your best poem I've ever read :)
    Liked the image ...
    All the best!

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  13. @prateek, valli, gvsparx and simi-thanku so much...:)

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  15. I wonder how come I always love the tune of melancholy....This is one of them :)

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  16. Beautifully penned...when it comes to melancholy you express it wonderfully :)

    Take Care

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  17. @andy-oops...just missed out...the magic 25 has already been filled...:(

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  18. @beyond horizon and fatima-thanku so much...:)

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  19. lovely words...beautifully crafted lines!

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  20. @kalyan- thanx 4 the visit n the commnt...:)

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