Let’s have tea…

Let’s have tea

under the shade

of the mulberry

under the sweet rustling

of its lush leaves

Let’s have tea

no excuses, just you and me

pour me a hot cup

stir the lumps to nothingness

while the wind blows it reckless

Let’s have tea

blended with brisk silences

exuding steaming differences

sip after sip, let’s gulp down

the misunderstandings

Let’s have tea

words won’t come easy

but affections become one

long lost years

languidly come undone

~~~~~
Asha Seth

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        1. Oh no! I’m so sorry to hear that! I’m glad you are doing a bit better.
          You can still submit! There are three days left in the conversation. Just go to my profile, click the Poetry Contest blog post, read the rules, and submit your poem in the contest 😀

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  1. Though I don’t read many (which I should, by the way) but a poem like this soothes me. I admire you for writings like these are hard to find and you know it. Don’t want to sound overwhelmingly sweet so I will put the period here.🙂

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  2. “blended with brisk silences
    exuding steaming differences”..such lovely lines.
    structure and progression is wonderful, lets have a tea to that.

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  3. Our ornamental mulberry tree is lush with fresh spring growth. It creates a beautiful natural pergola in our front yard. Perfect for those cups of tea – or…

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