24.5.14

Night’s Magic: Nocturna

I am flying with you afar,
on the  wings of nightingale,
to a place among stars.
Ensconcing milky moon’s glow,
on a sea of clouds we sail,
touching cold white snow.
Floating free like a feather,
we’ll hide under night’s veil,
forever to be together.
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When night holds the world under a spell,
and sings beautiful lullaby,
every heart rejoices where love dwells.
Mersmerised in this magic,
memories beautify,
dreams ecstatic.
As soft starlight rolls down,
whole ambiance mystifies,
the world in a peaceful sleep drowns.


The Nocturna ( basically a nine line poetry) contains  three line lessons recited during the night. The subject must be nocturnal and it consists of three couplets linked by the rhyme of the centre line; a. b. a. c. b. c. d. b. d.

13 comments:

  1. night is a special time, a time magic seems possible as the world is in shadow and hte moon our only light....cool write...

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  2. There is nothing more beautiful than a world lit up by starlight. Beautiful writing, Vandana.

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  3. I love this form. Beautiful Vandana !

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  4. Lovely and soothing write - Ah... "the world in a peaceful sleep drowns." I resonated with this... With Best Wishes Scott

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  5. I enjoyed this very much. It is a great scene you've painted.

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  6. So cute... Romantic and full of dreams...
    Enchanted I am :)

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  7. The cool of the night is always looked upon as a time of reverence to savor life's goodness! Great new form Vandana!

    Hank

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  8. Lovely nights of magic.. nothing is like the pearly sheen of the silver moon in the velvet night

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  9. What a wonderful image you've painted... ♥

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  10. superbly beautiful...love this Nocturna form too :)

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  11. This is a magical night, I love it ~

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  12. on reading, i ponder again last nights fireworks as we in T&T ended our anniversary day of Independence celebration; have a nice Monday

    much love...

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