Kovalam Beach - A Sojourn (In response to Ann Carr (annart)'s Beach Challenge)

Updated on June 14, 2018
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Rinita is a creative writer, with focus on poetry. She delves into several forms including Haiku/Senryu, Sonnets, Free Verse, and Prose.

The Crimson Line
The Crimson Line | Source

Day One At the Beach

In the midst of the walking rainbow

A fisherman's tale, a sunset

A raving sea, waves of changing hue

A garden of dreams, blooms on the parapet

Violent Waves
Violent Waves | Source

Day Two At the Beach

And the dew drops faded away

To a turbulent shade of green

Destinies intertwined with the violent waves

Left no little tales to begin

Lost in the Ocean
Lost in the Ocean | Source

Day Three At the Beach

If at all there were dreams that came true

They would be dreams by the ocean

A sudden delight in the forgetful calmness

Is one soul lost in the ocean

The Goodbye Hue
The Goodbye Hue | Source

Day Four at the Beach

The morning sun has lost its glow

Beckons the moon of early hours

Roads that lead away from the sea

Await in a new realm of desires

© 2018 Rinita Sen


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    • Senoritaa profile imageAUTHOR

      Rinita Sen 

      2 years ago

      Thank you, manatita. Glad you liked my response.

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      2 years ago from london

      I love the last stanza. Immaculate! Plus a good go at Ann's!Challenge. Sweeettt!

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      Rinita Sen 

      2 years ago

      Thank you, John. I am happy that I am on a platform with so many incredible poets as you, and to be able to share and receive here with/from such terrific writers is a blessing. Thank you again for visiting my beach story.

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      John Hansen 

      2 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Rinita, I only found your writing through Chris and Ann's challenges but glad I did. I love the poetry and pics and how you separated it into each day at the beach. Well done.

    • Senoritaa profile imageAUTHOR

      Rinita Sen 

      2 years ago

      Thank you, Li-Jen. Yes, the dew drops line is a favorite of mine, too. Thank you again for taking the time to read.

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      Li-Jen Hew 

      2 years ago

      Hey Rinita. Another great attempt to a challenge! :) It is interesting to see the poem split according the number of days and the pictures go well with the poem. I also like the depth and creativeness of the poem.."dew drops faded away to a turbulent shade of green", "one soul lost in the ocean". It has a dreamy feel too. Thanks for sharing!

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      Rinita Sen 

      2 years ago

      Humbled by your comment, Chris. Happy to have participated. I admire your writing!

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      Rinita Sen 

      2 years ago

      Thank you, Frank. It was a soothing challenge. Writing about the beach is always fascinating!

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      Chris Mills 

      2 years ago from Traverse City, MI

      Rinita, This is poetry at its finest. That's the evaluation of one not so talented or experienced in the writing of poetry. It carries one away to another place. Thank you for participating in Ann's challenge. Well done.

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      Frank Atanacio 

      2 years ago from Shelton

      Rinita this was absolutely amazing.. I love how you easily handled the challenge...

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      Rinita Sen 

      2 years ago

      Thank you, Ann. Glad you liked the changing moods. Thank you for linking as well.

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      Ann Carr 

      2 years ago from SW England

      How the sea and its moods change from day to day, hour to hour even. You have captured this well in your poetry, mirroring your lovely photos.

      Thank you for responding to my challenge. I will put your link on my hub.


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      Rinita Sen 

      2 years ago

      Thank you, Verlie. Yes, pretty much wrote each quartet at the end of each day of stay there, hence, the varying mood. Thanks again for visiting.

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      Verlie Burroughs 

      2 years ago from Canada

      Rinita, your photos and poems capture the essence of the sea here. Kovalam Beach is beautiful...I like how you spread the mood over a number of days.


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