Secretly

Lanterns floatingSecretly, ever so delicately, they float silently in secret skies above,
Dreams, oh so many sacred yearnings for love,
A galaxy of lonesome stars calling your name,
Where do you dwell, where does your light reside, you and me, are we the same?

text and picture copyright Aditi Chengappa 2015

ode to the trees

autumn me My beloved, i surrender eternally to your leafy embrace,
for by your side is where i ever find inner peace,
i forever love the divine fragrance of the seasons running through your veins,
sunshine bursting through your leafy lashes, in the cool shade of your love, is where my heart remains.

Last year i was lucky enough to catch the end of fall in New York.. sufficed to say i was absolutely delighted to see my wonderful tree friends in these colors..
I hope to plant several trees this year, as i continue to love them more and more everyday!

picture and text copyright aditi chengappa 2015.

Happy Mother’s Day!

mom
In the vast, scary expanse of life, you showed me the meadows,
Always by my side, even where the path narrows,
when life gave me weeds, you switched them with flowers,
against all stinging bees, your love towers,
when the rose thorns pricked me your embrace was like a balm,
stormy winds shook the daffodils, but in your presence there’s eternal calm,
my companion in joy and pain, you promised forever,
In rain and sunshine we danced together,
Blossoming in the sweet garden you grew for me,
Are my flowers of gratitude for eternity…


Happy Mother’s Day to my beautiful mom…
And to all the fabulous mother’s in the world who make it possible for us to laugh and breathe every day…
Thank You always…

Text & Image © Aditi chengappa 2013

Glow

floating light

For somewhere unbeknownst to you,
In your light, is someone’s glow,
So when you feel you have nothing to give or show,
Know that even in your darkest night, your light is guiding someone’s path anew..

Whether i know you or not, each one of you makes a difference to my life..you are all special and important.

Image and text © aditi chengappa 2013

The only religion i follow is Love

Roses and marigolds offered in different beliefs,
But fate has it, the same green inks their leaves,
Born of a different race, a religion,
But to all their color, their fragrance is one…

 images and text © aditi chengappa