Get back in my womb again!

Wanna take you back when my womb would breathe Your soft glow, the smell of vernix so sweet Those tiny little fingers pink at the tips Mittens covering them so your face wouldn’t chip As you latched for feeds with fervid eyes Your interim smiles, spilling milk on my thighs So tight was your hold... Continue Reading →

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Silence

  The tinnitus of silence Played a cacophony of its own Or was it a quietude of a different kind. When my heart opened To the purity of gratification  All the insatiable desires Died silently.   Drenching my core in serenity Screaming like an echo Reverberating from deep inside. Stirring goosebumps to all my sides Silence... Continue Reading →

A game called life

  “I will give you many chances ~ to own your awakening  YOU choose , if you want to stay in this game, ploy your each move Each hurdle will bring you a flavour and build upon your taste You shall become ~ what you brace  Setbacks will bring gifts of sagacity , resilience will... Continue Reading →

Wait !

A Limerick : Wait !   She sat there everyday, waiting for an inspiration Knowing that, this is nothing but her procrastination She wanted to write And her ideas were bright So she waited for her next vacation..   © Preeti S Manaktala

I made you with this blood

I made you with this blood Wrapped in fullness of my muliebrity I rush hiding it from the glances that would be petrified If they saw what I carry hidden rolled up in a newspaper I walked like a samurai My son caught me red handed one day, literally ! ‘what is that you carry... Continue Reading →

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 →

Post card for Grandpa

NaPoWriMo Day 28 :  And now for our prompt (optional, as always). Following the suggestion of our craft resource, we challenge you today to draft a prose poem in the form/style of a postcard. Dear Grandpa , You knew I didnt like the creche , where I was dropped after school , while mum-dad were... Continue Reading →

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