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Eyes Only

Published by Sanket Rathod under , , , on Friday, February 13, 2009

As many spare afternoons as they always had
He spent following his most favourite fad.
Talking, sitting closer than fair and necessary,
Seeking an already long acquired treasury
In her eyes.

As she talked and expressively waved,
Each little or loud clink her bangles made
Matching now and then with the ring of her laughter,
He knew he madly tried to keep up and chase after
Her rolling eyes.

He saw her pluck one bye one the rose petals
That he took great care to bring her as he pedalled.
Soon he saw something and smiled an 'It's OK' smile,
The regret of what she'd been doing all the while
In her eyes.

But one afternoon he didn't sit at all any close,
Nor did he let her pluck petals of a daisy or a rose
For he whelmed her with not one but blossoms eleven.
And with just one gesture she answered his question,
Her affirming eyes.

8 comments:

nan said... @ 13 February 2009 at 15:50

Ah!
Such a nice read :)
So likely Sanket types ;)

Sanket Rathod said... @ 13 February 2009 at 16:04

Really? Wow!
I was thinking that it was kinda stupid...
Anyway... I now got a grin like that cat on ur pic!

flower said... @ 14 February 2009 at 01:50

sounds platonic....yet fresh & sanguine! :)

Sanket Rathod said... @ 14 February 2009 at 01:58

SANGUINE....!!! ^_^
I'll take that! Thanks!

Sunil said... @ 17 February 2009 at 16:34

Ah!! A beautiful delight.
I can only dream of the way you write.
Great going Sanket! I wish to see more from you over here. :)

Sanket Rathod said... @ 17 February 2009 at 19:05

Wow! thanx sunil!

Usha Pisharody said... @ 14 March 2009 at 05:03

The beauty is revealed in that last stanza.. with the eleven blossoms, which blossom an answer.

I shall take it as an optimistic answer :)

Sanket Rathod said... @ 14 March 2009 at 05:26

:D

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cipher

ci•pher (also cy•pher) /ˈsī-fər/ noun
1 a secret way of writing, especially one in which a set of letters or symbols is used to represent others 
2 a code: a message in cipher 
3 (formal, disapproving) a person or thing of no importance. 
4 (BrE) the first letters of sb’s name combined in a design and used to mark things.
— Middle English cifre, from Old French, from Medieval Latin cifra, from Arabic ṣifr, from ṣafira, to be empty, translation of Sanskrit śūnyam.

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