I strung a sonnet for you…

Stringing prayers by a temple pond,
With beads I had in me multitude,
Strewed in sizes varied, multihued,
Linking unlinking thoughts vagabond.

Some were pearls of memories fond,
Here and there uncut fiery rubies feud,
With placid emeralds of clear gratitude,
Right middle dangles a lovely diamond.

Of our love prism glistening in a chimera,
Refracting all seven rays of our seven days,
They glitter like sun rays upon golden riviera,
Enamoring you in my silent devotional ways.

I know as you watch dove eyed this muted opera,
Capturing my feelings succinctly without wordplays.

Shashikala Sasidharan
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Footnote: a devotional sonnet…

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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 https://www.facebook.com/shashikalapoemsandthoughts/

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