In India, female foeticide has been an evil practice for centuries, for the want of a male child. There are religious, social, financial and emotional reasons too. Times are changing and people are embracing the girl child. Unfortunately, there is still a segment of the society that practices female foeticide.The poem addresses the malpractice which … Continue reading Shameful – Day 14 – #OctPoWriMo 2016 #31days31poems
A Haiku : With strong flowing wind The tree bark cracks simmer at the turn of the decade. (Forest Fire)
Free Verse : The refreshing brew, A precocious mind, Two steady hands, The rising tide, Magical lantern of twinkling stars, Floating clouds, A flowing swag. Embraced in a pair of strong arms, engrossed in conversation with a strong willed mind, sipping a cup of Strong brew, under the well lit sky, looking over the strong … Continue reading Strong -Day 12 – #OctPoWriMo 2016 #31days31poems
A Tanka: Prompt - Unfolded An unknown turf beckoned. In steep hike of the mountains, A mystical aura unearthed. In the wilderness of nowhere, Found my will buried underground.
A Limerick for prompt for Day 11 - Lively There once was a man named Charlie, He was so funny, jovial and lively, He played with words all day, Spreading stories or hearsay, Making fool of city bred people daftly.
Was travelling over the weekend and now posting poems on prompts missed over the weekend and beginning of the week. The prompt Spiral reminded me of the circular staircase of the lighthouse at scenic beach of Kovalam, at God's own country Kerala, India. Have used Epitaph style of poetry for the poem. Slowly, she rose … Continue reading The Lighthouse – Spiral -Day 9 – #OctPoWriMo
Porous minds, impregnated with fertile thoughts. Porous thoughts , a by-product of space repetition. Space repetition, the genesis of porous conditioning. Porous conditioning and desire to lead a nurtured life. Nurtured tree of life and the analogy of evolution. Porous minds, a replica of generations, one after.
The prompt for the day is Tasty. It bought back a flood of memories, of years spent training in busy kitchens at college and then apprenticing at a lovely hotel for few weeks. Used the suggested form of poetry Rondel TASTY They were "Friends for life" kind of friends, The recipe books with new culinary … Continue reading Tasty – Day 7- #OctPoWriMo 2016, #31poems31days