Autumnal ceremony


Autumn's ceremony

There danced imaginary, invisible houris, fairies
As  brides under a saffron maple tree
Dressed in prism-hued layers
of chiffon in ethereal shimmers
and delicate silken gossamers
They having their weeny wedding in the fall
And fairy folk bustled about all round
as flimsy and flighty as they could be
while saffron leaves fell upon the brides
in ceremonial nuptial
An autumn's ritual
and as nature's pretty confetti!

Branches denuded
Yet autumn's august
for the wilting's
The willowy fairies
almost drowned and veiled
in henna fallen maple leaves
Playing hide 'n'seek with browny brownie grooms
camouflaged as well in the heap...
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  • Author: S.zaynab.M.V.Kamoonpury (Pseudonym) (Offline Offline)
  • Published: September 8th, 2022 13:11
  • Comment from author about the poem: This is about Autumn with a blend of eastern and western terms to describe the autumnal season and colours and to embody the commonly heard phrase, " she was married in the Fall"
  • Category: Nature
  • Views: 68
  • Users favorite of this poem: jarcher54, Rocky Lagou, L. B. Mek, Soman Ragavan.
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  • Neville

    quite possibly my favourite season so well portrayed in all of her golden finery ............................ Neville

  • Bella Shepard

    Words describing beautiful colors, hues, textures, magical creatures, painting a vibrant picture of my very favorite season. Thank you, thank you, thank you for loving it in verse!

    • 🐤s.zaynab.kamoonpuri🌷🐦😽

      My warmest thanks for your appreciation of nature and Poetry, i like to imagine there are invisible fairies/houris playing in the fallen leaves, coz it seems like that. Yet we do believe houris are real though.
      Take care🌷

    • Jerry Reynolds

      A delightful read, S.Z.K. Fall is a wonderful season of color.

    • madalynsamantha

      Beautiful,fall is my favorite season.❤️

    • spilleronsheet

      Commendable poetry to mark the fall…when the leaves painted in golden hue, such words could imprison and justify the beauty in words…well penned dear poet…

    • Garth Rakumakoe

      I find this piece very cultured, colorful and oriental in bringing out the season to life. There's so much "fabric" in your writing here, gifted one. A beautiful piece indeed!

    • jarcher54

      Playful and a bit haunting... it all holds together so nicely! The pictures aren't even necessary... you drew it up better than any brush or camera.

      • 🐤s.zaynab.kamoonpuri🌷🐦😽

        Aw thanks soo much for your super cool bright feedback, but im sure you could do an even better job . Cheers n best wishes poet!

        • jarcher54

          Flattery will get you... well, yours is perfect so no I could not!

        • 3 more comments

        • jarcher54

          PS love those browny brownies!

        • NafisaSB

          such lovely iiagery
          well done

        • orchidee

          Good write Z.

        • Just_me__Clary

          Beautiful words!

        • Rocky Lagou

          This is the awakening of a glorious being. I love how many twists and turns this poem took, like one moment I'm a leaf, the next I'm a fairy, and then a bride, like what?! Spectacular. Seriously, your imagery is of superb refinement and you describe yourself with such divine finesse, it's honestly admirable. I also adore your ample diction, like I had no idea what "houris" or "nuptial" was prior to reading this, but you've enlightened me. Thanks for such a marvel!

          • 🐤s.zaynab.kamoonpuri🌷🐦😽

            Yeah its like such a medley with religious, nature, and fairytale characters and terms. Thanks soo much for the fine feedback,!

          • thinkerbell

            You've beautifully described the intricacies of a season and its natural beauty🥰

          • L. B. Mek

            beautiful imagery!
            thanks for sharing dear poet

          • rrodriguez

            The imagery is spectacular. The use of alliteration is awesome!

          • Crowns4Christ

            Very beautiful my friend I can imagine it in my mind's eye,you paint a very beautiful picture and story

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