NaPoWriMo 2022-Soul Sonnet

Today's challenge is to write 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 used it for what is probably his most famous poem, “Pied Beauty.” A curtal sonnet has eleven lines, instead of the usual fourteen, and the last line… Continue reading NaPoWriMo 2022-Soul Sonnet

TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 269, 4/12/22, #Colleen’s SpecificForm:TankaProse/NaPoWriMo 2022

Loving Myself Somedays the knees creak and the other days my back protests aloud. But I am one stubborn soul!I shall run and squat and climb up the ladder to reach the highest shelf. I shall do hoppety- skippety jumps around the house and walk twice for same errand to cover my 10000 steps. I… Continue reading TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 269, 4/12/22, #Colleen’s SpecificForm:TankaProse/NaPoWriMo 2022

Daily Prompt – JusJoJan the 17th, 2022

prompt for JusJoJan January 17th, 2022, is “joy.” Thank you Linda for accepting my Prompt.Writing everyday on such interesting Prompts sets the pace for the full year!😊 Ambling along the alleys of life,Savouring joys untold,Fathoming the fantasies bold,Unlocking the cache of joy,For life is to live to the core.Life’s treasure trove-brimming with exuberant ecstasy all the more,Not… Continue reading Daily Prompt – JusJoJan the 17th, 2022

Jingles of Joy

Decibels of Joy, Unsung verses, A placid symphony, It is that time of year. A surreal white, A burnished cold, That warms your heart, Soothing the anguish, Subduing the rant, It makes you smile. You want to live it each time, For it is that time of year, When love pervades, Amidst jingles of joy,… Continue reading Jingles of Joy

Cobbled Clutter(a senryu)

weary soul trudges clanging on cobbled clutter of life's edifice

Circle of Life

Lot of water, Under the bridge has flown. Gusts of wind , They have blown the sand away. The verdant bush, Trimmed but has grown all the way. The flowering blossoms, Bloomed to scatter their seeds afar. Bees buzzing, They have found new petals. The twittering birds, They have found new nesting grounds. The hibernating… Continue reading Circle of Life

TANKATUESDAY WEEKLY POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 255: #POET’SCHOICE (WITH A TWIST)

"It’s the first of the month and Word Crafters, choose their own poetry form about Yule, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanza, and any festival or tradition celebrated during the month of December or something meaningful as we go into the dark days of winter." I have attempted a double Choka When Sun froze cold seeps through my… Continue reading TANKATUESDAY WEEKLY POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 255: #POET’SCHOICE (WITH A TWIST)

Celebrating Life

A medley of thoughts, And a whirlpool of emotions, A surge of love, And a surf of passion, That is life. A cacophany of voices, And a cascade of thought, The lustre of a star, The heat of the sun, That is life. The dew-adorned blossoms, The fragrant-rich air, The rustling leaves, The bubbling brooks,… Continue reading Celebrating Life