Hidden in Sight


Exposed
Silken syllables —
all six metres —
pleated into graceful words
tucked in at the waist
falling in folded thoughts
woven into fabric
wrapped around
a slender form

Pearly phrases
delicately draped
over the heart
hiding sibilant sentences
layered over curves
sneaking through
translucent threads
promising a poetic paean
etched on an exposed sliver
of sensuous skin

Unravel the secret
to read
what is written
on me

© 2017 Uma Venkatraman ~ All Rights Reserved

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