Sunday, April 10, 2016

Poetry Pantry #297


Photos from North India
by Sumana Roy


Golden Temple, the holiest Gurdwara of Sikhism, in Amritsar

Tulip Garden, Srinagar, Kashmir

Nishat Bagh, a terraced Mughal Garden, in Srinagar, Kashmir



Dal Lake, Srinagar, Kashmir
Tourist posing as a Kashmir-lass

Jalliwanwala Bagh, a public garden in Amritsar, Punjab, commemorating the massacre of hundreds of peaceful celebrators including unarmed women and children by British occupying forces in 1919.



Greetings, Friends!  Thanks for carrying on without me last Sunday.  I am feeling slightly better this week, but am still fighting this bronchitis which hangs on and on.  This week we have beautiful photos from North India taken by Poets United's Sumana Roy.  We will have more next Sunday as well. Thank you, Sumana.  (If you want to see them more fully, click on them.)

Tomorrow Sherry features another Blog of the Week..  This time it is a blog of a long, long time participant in Poets United.  She goes back to PU's 'infancy' in the blogosphere.  I think you will enjoy the feature and learning a little bit about a long-time poetry contributor.

And this week Sumana's prompt for Midweek Motif is "Home."  I am sure that word resonates with us in a unique way.  Where are you most at home?  What is 'home' to you?  Can you ever go 'home' again?

This week Rosemary shared a most delightful poem for her I Wish I'd Written This series!  The name of it is "God Says Yes to Me."  And, as I said in my comments below this poem, this poet pictures a God as I would like him/her to be.  Really, friends, do scroll back and read (and comment) this poem.  It will make you smile.

Now with no delay, let's share poetry.  Choose one poem to link below.  Stop into the comments and say hello to your fellow poets.  Then visit others who share, as part of our community! See you all on the trail.


27 comments:

  1. Mary, this pictures are amazing. Such beautiful colors and vibes! I see where Sumana got the inspiration for one of her latest poems. Wow.

    P.S. I'm very glad you are feeling better. ♥

    Happy Sunday, everyone!

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  2. Beautiful images of Kashmir!

    I am sharing a mash-up poem I wrote of prompts I missed in the week. I hope it makes sense.

    Thanks!

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  3. Lovely photos, Sumana.

    Hope you are feelin' great, Mary. Take care.

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  4. Thank you for both the pantry and the gorgeous pics - am not feeling too well so if i can't read your posts this week many apologies - as always appreciate all your visits and comments

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    1. No worries, Jae, & rest well! :)

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    2. Rest well, Jae Rose. I hope you are soon feeling much better.

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    3. Thinking of you, Jae, sending much Love!

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    4. Thank you all - and sorry it's taken a day even to get to this...

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  5. Thank you, Sumana, for these lovely photos of your fascinating country. And thank you, Mary, for all your untiring work for our community.

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  6. Hello everyone,

    Its a beautiful day out here :D sharing my poem "Blooming Love" hope you guys like it. Thank you Mary for opening the doors to yet another gorgeous pantry and Sumana for breathtaking pictures :D

    Lots of love,
    Sanaa

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  7. Hello, coming in a little bit later than usual.. and I will get around later to read everyone's poetry. Wonderful reminder of how beautiful the world is... love the images of India..

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  8. Lovely photographs! Thank you for sharing them with us, Sumana! Mary, hope the virus will totally leave you for good! :)

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  9. Good morning, Friends! Nice to see so much poetry this morning. I have a feeling it will be a feast.

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  10. Hello everyone, nice to be able to settle in and do some visiting for a change. Very nice pictures Sumana, thanks for sharing.

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  11. Good Sunday morning...we have sunshine although it is still cold here. The snow melted and it looks like spring will visit for a while (I hope). Sumana what gorgeous scenes....each a feast for the eyes. Mary I am glad you are feeling better. The crazy spring weather doesn't help I am sure....sending lots of healing love your way! Hope everyone has a splendid day and I can't wait to get around and visit!

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  12. Hello, coming in a little bit later than usual.. and I will get around later to read everyone's poetry. Wonderful reminder of how beautiful the world is... love the images of India..

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  13. Good morning everyone. Glad you're feeling a bit better, Mary, but hope you can completely kick this thing soon!! Sumana, those tulips are gorgeous :-) So very vibrant!

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  14. Beautiful airy images from Sumana to make your breathing better Mary! Back with brevity - it seems that's all the Muse can muster for now. Look forward to reading what rhymes others have mined

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  15. Beautiful place...North India.
    Moving slowly into the Pantry.
    ZQ

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  16. So glad to see you Mary...Thank you friends, Kashmir is beautiful and so are the people there. A very happy Sunday to you all :)

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  17. Love the photos, another world, indeed! Thanks so much.

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  18. How I enjoyed the photos of India, Sumana. Such beauty!!!! Mary, I hope you shake the bronchitis, I know how exhausting it is. I echo Rosemary, thanks for your untiring efforts for Poets United. Diving in to the Pantry!

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  19. Glad you're better, Mary. Beautiful photos, feels so peaceful, inviting...thank you, Sumana. Posted today one new inspired poem about more than 20 years ago journey... Have a peaceful Sun-day, everyone!

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  20. Beautiful photos, Sumana Ma'am.
    Happy Sunday everyone :)

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  21. Love the photos. You weren't feeling well last week Mary. Hope you're feeling better. Happy week to everyone.

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  22. Glad you are feeling better Mary....I know bronchitis can be tough to get over. Sumanas photos are beautiful!!

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