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 →

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 →

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 →

Garden

Day 21 , Prompt for today: myth of Narcissus. After reading the myth, try writing a poem that plays with the myth in some way. For example, you could imagine that imagine the water is speaking to you, the narcissus flower. Or you could write a poem in which the narcissus berates the Kardashians for stealing... Continue Reading →

Full Stop

Authentic     You come in myriad ways To everyone, equally Nah, no favourites you got  Between the rich and poor The good the bad The young and the mature  Inevitable and honest So Authentic is your core Faithfully resolute  What do I call you The dark angel ~ the grim reaper  Or Death  I am ready whenever... Continue Reading →

Rain

Today the NaPoWriMo Day 19 challenge is to write a paragraph that briefly recounts a story, describes the scene outside your window, or even gives directions from your house to the grocery store. Now try erasing words from this paragraph to create a poem or, alternatively, use the words of your paragraph to build a... Continue Reading →

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