In awe I looked at you
And the shimmering dew
Bashful beauty allured green shade
In your welcome they all swayed
When you tiptoed in
To lend glow to our solitary town
Your sparkling light could make
Each moment of my day bright
You illuminated our hearts
Just with your brighter days
The leaves and branches colluded
To bow to you in gratitude
Coruscating lilies spoke to me
Roses beseeched my attention
Mute watchers warbled
Fluttering fervently around me
Fledglings are flying out now
Heralding the inevitable change
Birds breathe a message
Time has come to say goodbye
Fall trots in complacently
Knocking off supremacy of the Sun
Leaves sing new melodies
But I crave for your celestial light.
© Balroop Singh August, 2018
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