In The Bazaars of Hyderabad
What do you weave, 0 ye flower-girls?
With tassels of azure and red?
Crowns for the brow of a bridegroom,
Chaplets to garland his bed,
Sheets of white blossoms new-gathered
To perfume the sleep of the dead.
By Sarojini Naidu
foto – port macquarie 1 december 2010