love or arranged – marriage?

IMG_3250Arranged marriage myths

a few-

– hotbed of marital conflict

– parents license the first kiss

– romance impaired by relative blitz


Contrasting the styles of courtship

dating essential to unzip


stimulation being a mental trip

listening intently talking glib


silence as a musical trip


Champagne as a toast to life

two souls discovered in strife

memories built for afterlife


apathy preventing a revive

boxed pictures in archives


Dreams housed vs dream houses

love or arranged, maple syrup vs molasses

delineating ‘how’ignores handclasp basics





Published by Kashiana

I am a management professional by job classification and a work practitioner by personal preference. One poetry collection - Shelling Peanuts and Stringing Words and a chapbook, Crushed Anthills. Always gathering poems, and letting them marinate and change shape and form.

One thought on “love or arranged – marriage?

  1. Arranged marriage wherel parents license that first kiss -indeed yes -But hot bed of martial conflict Not confined to any type -seems poet gathered impressions from couples close to her – dream housed vs dream houses – parexcellence play with words -very very mature poetc expression
    Once again an outstanging piece from a prolific writer Lots of love hugs papa


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