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The National Flower Of India

Updated on July 26, 2014

Veritable a Beauty, God sent,

To soothe our eyes with solace;

Wonderful a flower balmy fragrant,

Smelling the aroma around, fills us with happiness.

In varied shades betwixt pink and white,

You embellish Ponds and Lakes in floral hues;

Summer Sunshine is what you love to imbibe,

Having, on the Contrary, an aversion to Wintry dews.

Pristine Flower for fifteen million years,

You have been enjoying the ‘Lotus Effect’;

Your receptacle is a treasure trove of Yellow Sapphires,

Quite akin to a Wasp’s Hive for the 'Wasp Hunters' to inspect.

Incredulous to find such bonny in muck to grow,

Symbolising Purity, Serenity and Grace;

Even though floating on waters murky and shallow,

Your water repellent leaves are worthy of praise.

Nelumbo nucifera is your Scientific name,

While your sobriquet is Lotus;

May ‘God Bless Us’ to have an equal fame,

With qualities divine and smiles ostentatious.


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      Anindita Khara 

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      4 years ago

      beautiful verses sir :)

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      koushik singh 

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      4 years ago

      Unbelievable... Its all about nature

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      4 years ago

      Just no word is coming out. SPEECHLESS!!!!!

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      Prabal Manna 

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      4 years ago

      Really an extraordinary work.

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      Debolina De 

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      4 years ago

      i dont know wot to say bt these two verses actually brought tears to my eyes..the wonderful word jugglary accompanied by deep seated amazing emotions make these two poems two of the most enthralling and beautiful creations ever created on this earth...hats off MR.RAJIB CHAKRABORTY

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      4 years ago

      embodiment of excellence

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      Preetam Mukherjee 

      4 years ago from Barrackpore

      The apposite images created by you has kaleidoscopically incarcerated the effervescent hue of lotus. Marvellous.


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