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March 8, 2012 / Nikhil Jain

“The Festival of Holi”

Hi friends, while I am busy with my exams but even then I wrote a poem on the festival of Holi.
Now its your time to read.

When colours of life

from big water guns

splash and spread

make earth heaven,

Colour balloons in hands

and water in big drums

turns the weather

and brings rainy season,

Old fights and quarrels

are forgotten at this festival of holi

makes everyone’s heart pure

and brings the feeling holy.

About the Poem-
This poem is aimed at describing the whole environment during holi.



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  1. seema / Mar 8 2012 4:22 PM

    very sweet…Happy Holi to you too.

    • Nikhil Jain / Mar 8 2012 4:25 PM

      Thanx a lot mam!

  2. spacecuriosity / Mar 8 2012 4:25 PM

    gr8 buddy… the imagination is really creative,,,,,
    ur theme is really coool with ur blog type,,,
    keep on posting dear……
    & best of luck for this season of xams !!!!

    • Nikhil Jain / Mar 8 2012 4:36 PM

      Thanx abhi and truly I need your wishes bcoz the exams will last till 2nd of April.
      How boring it is! The exams will take about 1 month to end.

      • spacecuriosity / Mar 8 2012 5:32 PM

        mine will be till 26 feb….
        no prob. xams r a part of our life & we hve face them with doing our best.

      • Nikhil Jain / Mar 8 2012 6:32 PM

        Ya, I agree with you…and thanx for being here:-)

  3. swanrose / Mar 10 2012 1:16 AM

    I really like this. Nice work

    • Nikhil Jain / Mar 10 2012 12:01 PM

      Thanx sir…

  4. Shawna / Mar 11 2012 10:30 PM

    “Old fights and quarrels are forgotten” … It’s always interesting to see how events, celebrations, and experiences can make people put aside their differences and just have fun together.

    I love this: “When colours of life from big water guns” … It makes me want to put food coloring in our squirt guns. 🙂 I love the thought of God painting the earth with water guns and rainbows. Beautiful descriptions.

    • Nikhil Jain / Mar 11 2012 10:38 PM

      Thanx mam to make a visit to my blog…:-)

  5. Claudia / Mar 11 2012 11:13 PM

    nice…sounds like a gorgeous feast…love the water guns, the color balloons and the big drums, announcing rain season.. happy celebrating to you

    • Nikhil Jain / Mar 11 2012 11:16 PM

      Thanx mam and happy holi to you too:-)

  6. brian miller / Mar 12 2012 1:14 AM

    nice…would love to see more of this festival…i love all the colours…for me that brings out new life…and any time that forgiveness can reign its a beautiful thing eh?

    • Nikhil Jain / Mar 12 2012 9:46 AM

      Ya sir, its truly a nice festival and I agree with you that it brings new life. Playing with colours create a lot of fun…

  7. Laurie Kolp / Mar 12 2012 8:03 PM

    Sounds wonderful. I love it when an event/festival can bring everyone together. Best of luck on your exams!

    • Nikhil Jain / Mar 12 2012 11:40 PM

      Thanx mam!

  8. ella / Mar 12 2012 8:23 PM

    Festivals most always bring joy. I love your imagery…I too would of liked more 😀

    • Nikhil Jain / Mar 12 2012 11:41 PM

      Thanx mam for staying!

  9. Corey Rowley / Mar 12 2012 9:01 PM

    Any chance to come together be decent to one another is a good day. Celebrate the heart and the family and let them celebrate you. Great sentiment and great writing.

    • Nikhil Jain / Mar 12 2012 11:42 PM

      Thanx sir for visiting!

  10. Sherry Blue Sky / Mar 12 2012 11:08 PM

    It sounds so joyous. Thanks for this beautiful description.

    • Nikhil Jain / Mar 12 2012 11:43 PM


  11. Mary Mansfield / Mar 13 2012 1:15 AM

    This is so vivid, so colorful! Sounds like a wonderful celebration 🙂 Best of luck with your exams!

  12. Nikhil Jain / Mar 13 2012 1:25 AM

    Thanx mam!!

  13. Heaven / Mar 13 2012 4:36 AM

    A festival is cause for celebration ~ Cheers to you and good luck on your exam ~

    • Nikhil Jain / Mar 13 2012 9:40 AM

      Thanx mam for staying at my blog…

  14. isadora gruye / Mar 13 2012 8:54 AM

    Hello: thank you for taking the time to read and comment on one of my pieces at the Nice Cage Blog (especially since you have exams approaching). I very much like the joyful tone you have employed here. The playfulness, the colors, and the water are held in a blissful near sacred manner. Well done and viva la

    • Nikhil Jain / Mar 13 2012 9:42 AM

      Thanx to you mam for being here and your blog and poem was excellent….I enjoyed it very much…

  15. shanyns / Mar 14 2012 6:26 AM

    So lovely, I enjoyed this. The flow was really nice.

    • Nikhil Jain / Mar 14 2012 7:35 AM

      Thanx mam!!! Welcome to my Poetry…

  16. zongrik / Mar 15 2012 1:47 AM

    trying to image colors ballooning in the hands…nice

    depth of field

    • Nikhil Jain / Mar 16 2012 1:14 PM

      Thanx Zongrik….

  17. hypercryptical / Mar 15 2012 7:39 PM

    I really enjoyed this – thank you!

    Anna :o]

    • Nikhil Jain / Mar 16 2012 1:15 PM



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