Be(i)tter Go(ur)d

Did you say ‘bitter’?Why, yes!That’s what I am Bitter Go(ur)d. I can’t run away.So thank you,I now wear yourlabelswith panache. How long can Isulk for being judged? by your taste buds, your obsessions withtomatoey skins weighing the tremors onmy flaky bodyagainst ivory milks. Isn’t is always about colour? Robbing me of myidentity. You love dates …

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Pithy Five

On Day Eighteen at NaPoWriMo, the optional prompt is based on Faisal Mohyuddin’s poem “Five Answers to the Same Question.” Today, I’d like to challenge you to write your own poem that provides five answers to the same question – without ever specifically identifying the question that is being answered. PITHY FIVE 1. stand on …

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On Love

Hello Poetry Lovers It’s been a hard-pressed weekend. With a little breather on Sunday, I decided to do two days of NaPoWriMo together. While I stuck to the prompt for Day Sixteen (A curtal sonnet. This is a variation on the classic 14-line sonnet. The curtal sonnet form was developed by Gerard Manley Hopkins, and he …

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Not My Business!

Hello Readers I have outdone myself! I can’t believe I’ve been writing poetry for fifteen days now. I’m a moody poet and this, for me, is a new high. Thanks to the compelling prompts at NaPoWriMo. No, there are no breaks even on Sundays. I’m not trying too hard, simply having fun. Well, the prompt …

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NaPoWriMo Day 13, Alphabet L

It’s already Day Thirteen at NaPoWriMo. The optional prompt is here. Today, in honor of the potential luckiness of the number 13, I’d like to challenge you to write a poem that, like the example poem here, joyfully states that “Everything is Going to Be Amazing.” Sometimes, good fortune can seem impossibly distant, but even …

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Kings and underlings

Hola everyone! Happy to be back before the end of day, for the first time during napowrimo. The Day 12 prompt at NaPoWriMo is up and my poetic slumber is postponed for today. First the prompt. Write a poem about a very small thing. Whether it’s an atom, a button, a hummingbird’s egg, dollhouse furniture, …

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the big JUNGLE

Welcome back to Day Eleven at NaPoWriMo. It’s alphabet ‘J’ at the A to Z Challenge. The prompt for today is to write a poem about a very large thing. It could be a mountain or a blue whale or a skyscraper or a planet or the various contenders for the honor of being the Biggest …

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Day Ten #NaPoWriMo

It’s the tenth day at NAPOWRIMO. It’s been a little busy for me. The prompt for today is a love poem. I just refurbished an old one today. Hope you enjoy reading it. remember love thathappily ever afterdoesn’t meanno gloom at all. the winds of changeare preordainedand likelyto make you trip and fall. spring is …

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