The sun showers
its radiance in abundance
on the petals of Amaltas flowers.
Its golden inflorescences
hang like ornaments of
a lovely maiden who has
just stepped into her youthful
exuberance shedding off her
fresh and delicate like spring itself,
it dares to bloom despite
the mercurial indifference of
the scorching summer
with love, grace and tolerance.
(Note: The Indian Amaltas tree is known as The Golden Shower Tree or Indian Laburnum in English. Its scientific name is Cassia Fistula.)
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