AuthorsDen.com   Join | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Shelley Costello, iHugh McCracken, iPatricia Hilliard, iRobert Mills, iPaul Williams, iWilliam Pusey, iD. Wayne Dworsky, i

  Home > Children > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Taoli-Ambika Talwar

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Books
· Poetry
· 3 Titles
· 9 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Jul, 2008

Taoli-Ambika Talwar, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




Featured Book
The Bow-Wow Secrets
by William Cottringer

Dogs follow seven laws that lead to happiness, peace of mind and success. These simple laws are quite adaptable to human life too...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Featured Book
Kira, Daughter of the Moon
by Beth Trissel

With the terror of the French and Indian War fresh in her mind, can Kira love a white warrior? ..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members



Popular Poetry (Children)
  1.  Not Me
  2.  The Chicken Dance
  3.  I Need A New Bed
  4.  Time To Fly
  5.  Growing Pains
  6.  Grumpy & Grouchy All Day
  7.  Eggs A Lot
  8.  The Legend Of The Bone Tree
  9.  A Lie
  10.  Shivers
  11.  Mr. Green Jeans Farm
  12.  The Door
  13.  Wicked Wanda's Witchcraft Store
  14.  Lucky Boo Scardy Cat
  15.  A B C Gum
  16.  Moniker Lane
  17.  Too Early
  18.  The Onion





Wonder in a Child's Eyes
by Taoli-Ambika Talwar
Thursday, July 17, 2008
Rated "G" by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Become a Fan

Recent poems by Taoli-Ambika Talwar
•  After the Rain!
           >> View all 2


 When the Child Dances
~ Ambika Talwar

So the child dances,
engrossed in her body’s notes
wild and happy—more
Intent than one can know.

When we awake in the morning,
we stand at the window. Look at the sun
It, too, dances on treetops, filters through
life as her eyes eager focused and demanding.

And when I am late for the dance,
child’s eyes accuse me of negligence—
Like we do the sun when greyed clouds
overhang heavy and full of pathos.

Now I am on time for the dance
as when she wishes to dance.
For my music is all over the place—
especially, uncoiling in that hiding heart of mine,

and even in all our tears,
for life’s sumptuous eternal longing—
the quiet sad spaces that are filled
with the joy of dance itself.

That is all there is—the dance,
the way the child dances it.
And when I dance this way? The sun squeezes
through the all-eternal darkness.

So the child, she dances!
Whirling through dark shadows
like swirling shafts of light
neither this nor that—just wild with glee!

 

 

Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Reviewed by Regis Auffray 12/25/2009
Simply lovely and beautiful; makes one feel like dancing. Thank you for sharing this gift Taoli-Ambika. Love and best wishes to you,

Regis
Reviewed by Mark Rockeymoore 8/19/2008
So beautiful!



Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.