# Some Relationships Defy Explanation

Poem By Mamta Agarwal

As I espy the moon peep from the palm fronds,
I can’t help but feel glad and with joy respond.
I remember, since the time I was just a little kid,
The sight of the full moon used to make me limpid.

It casts a spell and I just spellbound, stare and halt.
My heart kind of leaps and does a somersault.
In the Zen like stillness of the early winter night,
I just find myself gaze at its face silvery bright.

Whenever I visited my granny, she used to regale
Us, as we lay on her lap, with so many magical tales.
One was about an old woman spinning a wheel,
On the moon, oh, how wonderstruck I used to feel.

Although, science has tried to demystify
Yet, I somehow, still continue to identify
With it, and my sense of elation and relation
honestly, I admit defies any kind of explanation…

Comments about # Some Relationships Defy Explanation

i relived my share of grandma's stories...thnq!
All most all Indian poets from Great Kalidasa to contemporary poets were enchanted by Moon. Our scriptures, Itihaasaas say Moon is a Planetary God and we have Vedic mantras to pray Him. Your beautiful poem continues this saga.......

2,9 out of 5
21 total ratings

Other poems of AGARWAL

! ! ! ! A Split And A Heart Break! ! ! !

Playing on the flute, gently holding the instrument
Eyes half closed, in a trance or a kind of enchantment.
Oblivious to the presence of all loved ones around
Perhaps in conversation with someone lost, not found.

! ! ! ! Playing Make Believe...! ! ! !

Like a child today I play make believe,
And have bought all your favourite things.
Guavas, purple grapes, dark chocolates, I bring
Telling myself, while arranging, not to grieve…

# A Captivated Audience...

The sombre glacier breaks
Eons of its icy silence
As a water fall,

# Conspicuous By Its Absence

While tending to the garden one balmy November,
Helping my mother wash the leaves of the dust,
And gently cut off the dead branches and flowers,
Spraying the ones still seeming bright and robust…