TODAY -

April Fool

K. Radhakumar *




The rain stops
And I see the bloom
In the cheeks of the sky.
The world is painted blue
And is very lovely
Like childhood memories.

What are these brightly-coloured flowers
In my little kitchen garden?
The exotic blooms of April
In my little garden!
As if it had never been there.

My love story!
It's a long story.
I would like to call it
An incomplete story.
One day I gave
A bunch of red flowers
To the heroine of my love story.
She said 'Thanks'
And I was not happy
With her grateful thanks.
I smiled at her
But she did not smile back.

Then came the rain
And it did not go away.

I have met her at a fair
And she has been with her kids.
We exchange hellos.
I no longer know why
I should call my love story
An incomplete story
And also why it should be called
A love story.
When the rain stops
I see the bloom
In the cheeks of the sky.






* Poem written by K. Radhakumar which was published at The Sangai Express
This poem was webcasted on April 05, 2017.


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