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Of a frozen now
**Posted for Monkey Man’s Sunday 160 and Poetry Potluck (Week 29 – Photographs, Memories and Nostalgia)**
***And here, I just wanted to let you all know that I am having an awesome time in India… Yes, I am still jet lagged, and even after a week into my trip, I am living on New York time :)… but it’s alright, cuz my parents are really impressed that I wake up so early… LOLZ ! Anyway, I have a looooong day ahead of me today, I am really hoping that I don’t fall asleep in the car while my hubby’s driving… I hate dozing off in the car! Can’t afford to miss the lush greenery around me this time… the coconut groves are BREATHTAKINGLY beautiful! Yes yes, I WILL put up some pictures soon!! I promise! 🙂 Take care, you awesome peeps! Love you all.. And am missing you like crazy… booohooohoo***
I am surprised to see you post,
smiles, hope you well in Indian hometown….
hahhaha…i just couldn’t resist this oen, Ji! 🙂 Yes, I am doing great!! 🙂
A very happy potluck to you too! This is the FIRST comment I am replying to, after getting here… whheewww!!
Oh, I love this. So few words to carry to much meaning.
Oooohh.. sometimes, it’s very tough to put certain thoughts into word.. and good memories are an example of this… don’t you think, Marousia? Glad you liked this little poem, my dear friend.. and thanks for your kind words here… much appreciated!
Vishwas Anand said:
You have unleashed and unlocked a deeper vision through these thoughts! Great write and welcome to India:)
Aww.. thanks a ton, Vishwas.. so nice of you to say that! And a HUUUUUGE thanks for such a warm welcome 🙂 It is very warm indeed 😉
Love the line “candied moments unwrapped.” Great images in this one!
hehheheh… thank you, Lola… those candied memories are really mouth watering…no? 🙂 Glad you liked this piece, my dear friend
Your expression of unlocking memories is great! I like that memories are locked in a treasure chest. They are treasures indeed. Nice potluck piece! Hope you’re enjoying India!
Gee.. thank you, Tekia… memories (esp. the better ones) are certainly a treasure 🙂
Glad you enjoyed this teensy one, girl… and yes! I am having a foody goody time in incredible India indeed 🙂
Life: Between the lines said:
the present should indeed be frozen when all is well. I dig the thoughts, happy potluck!
well said, Lynnaima… when all is well, ALL really IS WELL!! 🙂
A very happy potluck to you too, my friend…
happy to see you post, Kavi!
Spring Aloha from Waikiki
awww… thankoooo, Cloudia… how sweet of you, girl!!
Happy Spring, and Happy Potluck!! 🙂
glad you are having a great time kavita…and a nice little 16o….nothing like the now…
hehehe…just eating away to glory here, B! 🙂 And thanks for the kind words on this 160… yep, nothing like the now indeed.. and what better if the now has lovely memories to back it up 🙂
Teri C said:
Such wonderful imagery in your words.
Aww.. thank you so much, Teri… Am really happy you liked this one, dear…
I hope you are having a great time at Potluck!!
What an interesting poem and emotions conveyed by these lines.
Aww..thanks a heap, Charles my friend!!
Broken Sparkles said:
Lovely little poem, to remind us how talented you are! The now always freeze with your words! Happy to hear you have a great time! Have fun, fleur-de-lis!
And you just unfroze the moment for me, dearest Summer Gal!! Mwwwaaahhh! Thank you for being so sweet to me, dearie… Love you LOADS!!!
Monkey Man said:
Great Sunday 160. Thanks for playing and glad to hear you are happy in India.
Gee.. thanks a ton, Monkey Man.. and yes, the trip was wonderful!! 😀
seemed like a stricken moment.
hahahhaha… nothing stricken about that moment, Luna.. just a “frozen” one 😉
Steve E said:
OK for welcoming the now…each day, each hour. I too, have a long life of memories ‘full of wonder’. Blogging helps to unleash some of them. No regrets, if I had time and space, I’d write WHY!
You’re in INDIA? How’d I miss THAT one…God, I’m so far behind, almost time to quit again and start anew–after a Hmmmmm…sabbatical? hehehe
Thanks for this lovely writing, Kavita
hahahha… I just LOVE your comment, Steve..brought a huge smile to my sleepy face! 😀
And trust me, I would be more than delighted to read about all your wondrous memories on your blog.. and the WHYs too! 😉
Btw, I am back from India now… yea… time flies.. no?! Now those are once again time-frozen moments in the space of my lifetime.. (sigh)
Thanks for your sweetest words here, my friend.. 🙂
Beautiful – the world seems to never break out of this winter malaise, I’m ready for spring. Sounds like you are, too!
hahahha.. me loves Winter! But yea, those moments frozen in time could do with some thawing now.. 😉
Glad you enjoyed this poem, Rachel.. xoxoox
and you unleashed my mind…thank you and glad that you’re having a great time! 🙂
Thank YOU, dearie for your lovely wishes and words… for I sure did have an awesome time!!!
a deep vision … very well done, dear …. hope you are enjoying your holiday.
Oh.. I sure did, Baishali!! Thank you soooo much!!!
BUTTERFLIES OF TIME said:
Wish I was in India too, Missing my country so much. Have fun !Lovely ,sweet composition
Awww… I can empathize with you, my friend…
And guess what!? I had a great a great time in India, thanks to the lovely wishes you sent me!
Thanks for everything!!
Jaan Pehchaan said:
Chasms of a frozen now! Wow! Here is mine: http://jaanpehchaan.wordpress.com/2011/04/02/pale-in-pain/
Awww.. (blushing)… thanks, JP..
Lady, the words and the image.. I am just awe-struck!!
Very well composed.. absolutely mind blowing.. 🙂
I am super envious of you.. Coconut groves! why did you have to make a mention.. and if images aren’t uploaded; trust me, I’ll appear via your blog to fight it out with you!!
Enjoy your time- keep your parents “happy” (teeheehee) I know south India coastal weather is any day better than the parched, dried out and often humid weather of northern India..
Sending you Love xoxoxox
hahahha…now you have seen the pix too, Liv darling!! And thanks to all those wishes from you, I sure did have a ball of a time while in India!!
Excellent job. Thanks for sharing. Sharing poems is something I truly enjoy doing. I enjoy reading your blog very much.
Check out – A Day at the Park
Oh…thank you so much for stopping by my blog, my friend.. Am glad you liked my poem(s) so much!!
I’ve never been disappointed by coming here…. 🙂
Oh…thanks a bunch, Eclipse! That really means a lot to me!
Profound imagery! Great imagination and artistry at work here..
Gee.. thanks a heap for the kind words of appreciation, Lyn!! (hugs)
You know how to pack a lot of meaning into a few powerful words.
hehehe… you flatter me, JP… And I am gloating already!! Thank you so much, my friend… xxx
enjoy your amazing trip, lovely piece you’ve given us!
Gee…thanks for everything, Scott!! 😀
Raksha Bhat said:
Twenty one words and so much meaning!:)
Welcome to India by the way:)
Woohooooo!! Thanks a bunch, Raksha!! 😀
Caribbean Fool said:
Strong write as always. Phantasmagorical imagery; gives the poem a nice sharp edge. Hope all is well,
Woowww!! Thanks for the intensely encouraging words, CRB…. I really appreciate it!!
Ramesh Sood said:
Hey, good to know that we both are seeing Moon from Indai..here it is Mamaji and hence hence I am sure it smiles different here.. well have a great time.. enjoy your time here.. all the best.. but then your visit to atleast my page will be emboldening.. thanks!!!l
hehehe… yes, for those 3 weeks, you and I saw Mamaji at the same time, Rameshji.. 🙂 My trip was awesome, thanks to your kind wishes I am sure!!
Sharp Little Pencil said:
“Chasms of a frozen now…” unforgettable line. Loved the idea of unwrapping and unsealing – of re-examining and possibly freeing the past. Great take!
Thank you, Amy dear.. it was just my attempt at describing those “captured” memories.. glad you like it, dearie..
Mihir Vatsa said:
‘Candied memories/ Unwrapped’- there! Favorite. 🙂
Woohooo!! Chew on, Mihir… and enjoy!! 😀
And yes, thanks for everything!
Perfect poem for a homecoming! “Candied moments/Unwrapped” indeed. Enjoy your trip!
Aww….thankooo sweetie.. I sure had a great time!!! 😀
Jack Edwards said:
I like the structure and concise nature of the poem.
Gee.. thanks a ton, Jack!
Rhyme Me a Smile said:
Wowzers! That’s all I have to say about that. 🙂
Woooohoooo!! (how about that for a reply?!) 🙂
Thankooooooo (yea, and that too)
Glad to hear you are enjoying your trip…and looking forward to some photos! Thanks for taking time to post.
Well, now I am back, and hopefully, you have seen the pictures too, Cecilia.. 🙂
Thanks for the lovely wishes!!!
Beautiful poem about memories! They are often locked away, in a sense and they do have a way of warming the heart.
I’m glad you’re having a good time in India. Family time is a wonderful thing!
You bet, Janna! Family time is awesome! A tad annoying at times…but awesome nonetheless! heheheh
And I sure had a great time while in India! 😀
Kavita, I actually did some reading last night before bed without commenting and I read this several times…I like how you “transitioned” the poem toward the ending….yeah, I like that.
Oh wowww.. that comment was a special one, Reggie… yes, it made me feel very good this poem.. thank you so much, dear one.. I am honored!
i like your upper english standard kavi- wow! my potluck.. http://fiveloaf.wordpress.com/2011/01/21/remain/
I am gonna frame this comment by you, Fiveloaf.. cuz it made me superbly proud about my English (it ain’t much.. but I felt proud nonetheless :))..thank you sooooo much, dear!! (many hugs too)
Pranavam Ravikumar a.k.a. Kochuravi said:
Good afternoon Kavi,
You always amaze me with your work. Thats sure. Sorry for not visiting on a daily basis. Little busy with work and my write. Even if when I get time, want to look into three languages I write.
You did pretty well this time too. Good going…!
My wishes & Prayers…
Gee.. you are a constant source of encouragement to me , my friend.. and I can’t thank you enough for that…
Best wishes to you too!!
hello, hello again! It was passed onto me and now I’m passing on the Creative Blogger Award to you. You can receive it here: http://tekia.wordpress.com/2011/04/05/honored-here-again/
Gee.. thank you so much, Tekia!! I am honored!!
Chris G. said:
Secrets bursting. Treasures bared. Short, but potent burst of image…the memories, we lock them away, so they might rise again with joy later, and the flood of image might carry us away to sweeter times…
Glad to hear you’re having fun in India! Enjoy all the beautiful sights it has to offer.
Aww… thanks a ton for the appreciative comments, Chris… you have been a constant source of inspiration and encouragement to me, my friend.. and for that, I consider myself truly blessed!
Lovely poem — nice you post even on vacation! And I’m glad you’re having a nice time in India.
I just couldn’t resist posting this one, Morganna! 🙂 Glad you enjoyed it… and thanks for the sweet words here, sweetie..
Jamie Dedes said:
Shocked – but delighted – that you have posted a fine poem AND an update. I’m glad to know that you are having a fabulous time and that your folks approve of your early rising and industry. Actually, that’s quite wonderful and cute.
Keep safe. Enjoy! ….
hehehhe.. thanks a BUNCH, Jamie darling! My parents were just stunned by my early rising habits.. cuz they have never really seen that of me before 🙂
Anyway, I had a WONDERFUL time in India… and posted a heap of pictures too! heheh
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i love when there are a small amount to read but so much to think about! great poem!!!
AWww… thank you, Eva.. that comment really meant a lot to me!!
Promising Poets' Poetry Cafe said:
very stunning imagery…
Gee..thanks a ton, Jingle!!
Happy Homecoming in India, Kavita! I hope you are having the time of your life. Love this minimalized poem; especially “of a frozen now”… wouldn’t it be great if we could freeze time for as long as we wanted, before moving on?
hehehhe…you can say that again, heartspell… in fact, I have even written a post on that very topic (freezing time for as long as we want)… and am glad to see that you share that sentiment with me!! Thanks a ton, my dear talented friend…
Jannie Funster said:
Candied moments unwrapped is just so beautiful, and not only because I am partial to sweets — just such a lovely image. Lovely poem in its entirety!
Awww..thanks, Jannie!! And you know what? You are just as sweet as candy.. 🙂
Someone is Special said:
I love this Kavita.. Just in 160 characters you said it all…..
Someone is Special
Oooohh..thank you so much, SiS… xooxoxox
Inelle Zshayra said:
Powerful words. :—–)
It’s been a long time since my last visit in your blog and I must say, I’m surprised. You really is such a one great poet ❤
Have a nice day!
Come on now, sweetie.. you flatter me… (blushing and blinking)….but thank you sooooooo much for all the nice words, dear..
this was an apt description of walking down memory’s lane ..
hehehe… glad you thought so, Nimue.. how have you been, sweets??? All ok, I hope..
Fuzzy Logic said:
Ah I loved this! I’m trying NaPo for the first time and this inspired me to explore my nostalgic thoughts. 😀
Wowww!! I am glad this one inspired you, Fuzzy Logic.. and thanks for letting me know too… very kind of you!
Happy travels! 🙂
Thank you so much, glh… 😀
Something very sad and depressing in these words. So much negativity 😦 hope all is well!
I guess I hate the fact that memories cannot be “relived” per-se… we can just think them.. you know what I mean?
But never mind all that… all is perfectly well with me, dear Mark.. worry not! 🙂
How have you been, my friend?
Brillant wordplay with the ‘uns’
Enjoyed this one
Awww… thank you, Richard!! You are sooo ‘un’derstanding and kind!! 😉
Nice , short , crisp and carefully chosen words 🙂
And have a nice India trip !!! 🙂 🙂
And hopefully you will like this:
Leave a comment so that I know you’ve been there 🙂
Aww.. thank you so much, Bandan.. you are very kind …
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WOWWW!!! Thankoooo…this a a huge honor, Eclipse!!
“into chasms of a frozen now” 😉
hehehe… hyper-poetic, eh ?! 😉
what’s the use…
or poetic words…
Beautiful read! 🙂
Aww… thank you so much for reading it and liking it, Vanessa!!
Sounds like a very exciting time.
It certainly was, Nessa!! 🙂
teeheehee.. glad you enjoyed it, Dani… mwaahhh!!!!
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Blossom Dreams said:
Stunning words here Kavita! You ROCK! 😀 xx
Yooohooo!! It’s so good to hear from you, Chloe dear!!! And such lovely words too…thankoooooo….
just remembered my childhood fantasies.
i think everyones childhood is incomplete,as we are pulled to adulthood from innocence.every one have some things left behind .