2016 National Poetry Month Experience

Last year my poetry project was to write an english poem a day and this year I decided to step it a bit and did two projects in two languages. One was to write an english poem every day for 30 days just like last year and the second was to take a poem by…

Long live the shadow – National Poetry Month 2016 – Day30

Today is Day 30 of the National Poetry Month and after 29 days of daily poetry writing we call it a day today. Here is the last poem of the month Long live the shadow ——————- In a shiver there is a story that cannot be retold not even in thoughts the shiver is the…

Serving a Losing Dinner – National Poetry Month 2016 Day-28

I took half day off cooked a few delicacies as authentic as my poor skills can perform the table was neatly arranged as neatly my cluttered mind could do first she came and then after some time he came like there was nothing new glasses were filled they rattled cheers without spilling a drop laughs,…

Variations of a world – National Poetry Month 2016 – Day27

see, hear, feel the dew drop singing trying to tell us the forgotten tale of a draught that turned man to man when the darkness cries in the belly of the animal man lights up the cave the desert buries its heroes next to the anti-heroes while victims mourn for no one babies think technology…

Haikus – National Poetry Month 2016 – Day25

Poetry month is not complete without a haiku, or a few haikus beaten in life now silent the broken drum old sweaters play cupboard games awaiting winter Skip walking today and tomorrow run for life You can decide fair enough It’s my haiku

My Little Chocolate Box – National Poetry Month 2016 – Day24

The little box of chocolates I was denied as kid had grown so big it was burdening and obstructing and already obscure adulthood Chocolates that were colored with little hands wrapped into rainbow colored papers by little fingers that aimed to one day draw a map on the clouds maps that can take you places,…

What You Want – National Poetry Month 2016 – Day21

Don’t let the bells tell you how to ring in life; bells don’t live Wait after you close the tap there is still a drop ready to call Do not point a finger at them they are blind to what you do walk on them if you wish they will forgive you you you beg…