What was there in those eyes; that drowned me in an ocean of uncontrollable ecstasy?
What was there in those lips; that made me stare in spell bound consternation for marathon hours on the trot?
What was there in those feet; that made me swoon in a bedraggled heap on the ground?
What was there in those hands; that made me long for a caress that could last till eternity?
What was there in that nose; that made me crave for oceans of moist breath taking me unaware in their swirl?
What was there in that voice; that made me wholesomely oblivious to the passing of time?
What was there in that palm; that made me see my destiny explicitly in its mystical lines?
What was there in those fingers; that flooded my mouth with a taste more sweeter than the wildest of nectar?
What was there in that neck; that made me feel incredibly lost even in the sedative solitude of the night?
What was there in those ears; that made me dream like a prince even though I was poor?
What was there in that tongue; that made me remain thirsty even under blistering heat of sun and umpteenth volcano's?
What was there in those teeth; that made me perceive night and day about
the enchantment in smile?
What was there in those eyelashes; that made me hide my reflection within; even in the most tumultuous of storms?
What was there in that chest; that made me go berserk every unleashing minute
for an everlasting embrace?
What was there in those nails; that made me shiver like an infant even in scorching heat of summer?
What was there in that belly; that made me trip head on the mud; even while I was walking in spiked shoes?
What was there in those hair; that strangulated my throat; made me gasp for air with every contraction of my heart?
What was there in that blood; that made my pulse race a million times faster each time I felt it running through the veins?
And what was there in that body; that propelled me to love each time I saw it; that triggered my existence till date today; and for many more generations to unfurl hereafter?
- 3 Views
Find a translation for this poem in other languages:
Select another language:
- - Select -
- 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
- 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
- Español (Spanish)
- Esperanto (Esperanto)
- 日本語 (Japanese)
- Português (Portuguese)
- Deutsch (German)
- العربية (Arabic)
- Français (French)
- Русский (Russian)
- ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
- 한국어 (Korean)
- עברית (Hebrew)
- Український (Ukrainian)
- اردو (Urdu)
- Magyar (Hungarian)
- मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
- Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Italiano (Italian)
- தமிழ் (Tamil)
- Türkçe (Turkish)
- తెలుగు (Telugu)
- ภาษาไทย (Thai)
- Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
- Čeština (Czech)
- Polski (Polish)
- Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Românește (Romanian)
- Nederlands (Dutch)
- Ελληνικά (Greek)
- Latinum (Latin)
- Svenska (Swedish)
- Dansk (Danish)
- Suomi (Finnish)
- فارسی (Persian)
- ייִדיש (Yiddish)
- հայերեն (Armenian)
- Norsk (Norwegian)
- English (English)
Discuss this Nikhil Parekh poem with the community:
Use the citation below to add this poem to your bibliography:
"What Was There In That Body" Poetry.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 2 Jun 2020. <https://www.poetry.net/poem/51517/what-was-there-in-that-body>.