Astonish

  NaPoWriMo Day 30 : Yahoo ! Finally I have successfully written 30 Poems for the 30 days in April. I end this journey with pride, elation and lot of learnings  ! Thanks for each one who read my poems and encouraged me by their sheer presence . I have skipped away from the prompt provided by Napowrimo... Continue Reading →

The-Yellow-Halo

Napowrimo 2018, Day 27. Today’s (optional) prompt. Following Lauren Hunter’s practice of relying on tarot cards to generate ideas for poems, we challenge you to pick a card (any card) from this online guide to the tarot, and then to write a poem inspired either by the card or by the images or ideas that... Continue Reading →

A Response Poem-Crossing The Water

Today, we’d like to challenge you to write a poem based on the Plath Poetry Project’s calendar. Simply pick a poem from the calendar, and then write a poem that responds or engages with your chosen Plath poem in some way. The poem by Sylvia Plath - Crossing the Water is what I have selected. In... Continue Reading →

Post card for Grandpa

NaPoWriMo Day 28 :  And now for our prompt (optional, as always). Following the suggestion of our craft resource, we challenge you today to draft a prose poem in the form/style of a postcard. Dear Grandpa , You knew I didnt like the creche , where I was dropped after school , while mum-dad were... Continue Reading →

Limerick : warning

Napowrimo 2018, Day 25. Today’s prompt (optional, as always). Today, we challenge you to write a poem that takes the form of a warning label . . . for yourself ! This is for myself and for the ones who love me. I have had my downfalls and bad days but I have always rose... Continue Reading →

Senses

Napowrimo 2018, Day 26. Today’s prompt (optional as always). Taking our cue from today’s craft resource, we’d like to challenge you to write a poem that includes images that engage all five senses. Try to be as concrete and exact as possible with the “feel” of what the poem invites the reader to see, smell,... Continue Reading →

An elegy for my father

The challenge of NaPoWriMo today, Day 24 is to write an elegy – a poem typically written in honour or memory of someone dead. But we’d like to challenge you to write an elegy that has a hopefulness to it. This is in loving memory of my father who passed away last year in December... Continue Reading →

Resonance

NaPoWriMo Day 23 : Today's challenge is to honor this idea a poem based on sounds.  My recent trip to Himachal took me to a breathtaking place in the Himalayas -Naldehra. A quaint town tucked between Shimla and Mandi. I decided not to go sight seeing that day but to explore the hills by foot. Me... Continue Reading →

Bracing my sorrow

Vague NaPoWriMo day 22 Poem. Wrote on the prompt by WordPress today. The prompt is : Vague and so is my poem !   The heart beats to a different tune these days brittle smiles followed by tears, sunrise and sunset is inevitable on life around so wipe that tear brace yourself   erase that... Continue Reading →

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