Mango Time

 

Yellow, red and green

Dominate the summerís keen

Sunís scorching sheen.

 

Mangoes, the succor and solace

Of sunburn and thirsty victims

Arranged in scintillating hues.

 

The raw greens like the spicy youth

Are sweet and sour forsooth

Tempt and tease the tongue and tooth.

 

The yellows and the ripe reds

Hold the quintessential succulence

Age and grace at one glance. 

 

 

                            A poem by Jaya Lakshmi Rao V.