Love Berry.

imagePlucking unripe mulberry,
From childhood hedges,
Gathered in lace pinafore,
Memories stain deep red.

First bite of ripe strawberry,
Smothered in satin cream,
Like youthful love sensuous,
Feelings drenched in red.

They came in all hues,
Black, blue, red, berries,
hues of a relentless heart,
Dying, hurting, loving true.

Shashikala Sasidharan
Feb 13, 2016

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About Shashikala Sasidharan Elambakkattu

Shashikala S. is Post Doctoral Research Fellow at Rutgers University, USA working on developmental genetic and cellbiology. She has a doctorate in Proteomics and Cell Biology (Bio-technology) from Rajiv Gandhi Centre of Biotechnology (DBT), INDIA. And is actively involved with academic research, but poetry and painting are her passion. She writes on the realms of cosmic spirituality,nature's mysticism and egalitarian philosophy. Her poems have been published Kannur University Magazine, Tellicherry, Kerala and in anthologies 'Resonance" by "Poets Artists Unplugged" and "Across The Way" and at

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