White Flowers in the Night

Take me with you,

To a land where white flowers

Bloom in the night,

Where moths freely die in the light,

As I bloom and I die in your favors;

Take me with you,

Keep me close to you,

As the scent of white flowers

Invigorate the breath of lovers,

And I write with the ink of your eyes,

These petals of poetry,

Chaste as white flowers in the night.

Anita Bacha.

Photo credit:Raj Swami.

Author: Anita Bacha

Creative and inspirational writer and poet, I lam also an addictive reader of novels, poetry and children story books. I am the author of Soul Poetry a book of inspirational poems, verses and quotes (2015) The Maker of Miracles (2006) and My Journey with God (2008) are narrations about my journey with my spiritual guru. My new poetry book INK Echo of life and love published by Éditions de L’Ocean Indien earlier this year (2019) in Mauritius, my birth country is a collection of love poems extolling the feelings and desires of women. The Princess and the Crow is my first story book for children ,released by Austin Macauley Publishers London in March 2019. I love to write. I guess my writing has a special cliché of island 🌴 life, natural,unpretentious and full of beauty.

4 thoughts on “White Flowers in the Night”

    1. Thank you so much dear. The white flowers in the picture are not ‘raat ke rani’ but they are as lovely. Raat ke rani is the Hindi appellation for the Jasmine. Correct me if I am wrong.
      I am amazingly inspired by the flower pictures that my wats app friend clicks and posts to me from Rajasthan. I am prompted to jot down image poetry.
      I am glad you like the poem. I am motivated to write more if and when more pictures come my way.
      Happy end of the week
      🌿🌸🌿

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