Poems by
Devraj Bandla

Lure of Shining Stones

a poem by Devraj Bandla

Art thou brilliant stars fallen from mighty heavens
To girdle the sensuous necks of earthly maidens.

Thy glitter and dazzle blind human reason
To wear you, at any cost, on the mortal bodies.

Thou art the password to a lover’s heart
As you shine the dark alleys of human romance.

Love’s beacon, thy light can heal fast a bitten heart
No wonder, women hold you close than dear life or man.

O! Diamonds, you’re nothing but shining stones
But you are living lights as you shine merry countless hearts.