Archive for ‘Venkat’

December 15, 2017

Limerick – Drops

by Venkat

Drops, they rained, cavalry in order and shine

Drops, they loved, million brothers divine

Clouds, in murmurs, shook in dance

Suspended in a lightning romance

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December 9, 2017

Limerick – Fall

by Venkat

Mr. and Mrs. Bee went to skydive to be light

Balloons in belly of a sky, in suits tight

Lighter than air, thin as cloud

Feather landing on moon, proud

Quuen-in-law stung, they so fell back in fright

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December 7, 2017

Limerick – Fear

by Venkat

She was an Amazon, nothing to fear

Rivers gave way, her step taps near

Mountains shrunk, melted cheese

Bowing down, low wild white geese

Earth quaked and ate her, no tear
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December 5, 2017

Limerick – Lies

by Venkat

Mrs. Android went to see where truth lies
She surfed through Google sea, being wise
Truths from cocoons be lies in bits
Lies from cocoons be truths in hits
She nodded, ‘Lies are truths written by mice’

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December 2, 2017

Limerick – Age

by Venkat

Limerick – Age
‎01-Dec-2017

-by Venkat

Wrinkles they stood up, lined in stripes
As tigers they held voices, hollow pipes
Life’s jungle, dark stripes in white
Grew eyes to paint the night
Age in shooting aches, gives best wipes

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November 8, 2017

Do we do?

by Venkat

8th Nov 2017

Note the position of the word *do* in each line

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

do we grow bones of mind
or do we mow grime off thoughts
did they do life for horses
or did they do eyes for our hands

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November 5, 2017

A Small Note

by Venkat

Hi Esteemed poets/friends/readers,

As a long time contributor here, I would like to share the launch of my site on learning Good English Usage. I would like to extend it to include creative writing in future – for the larger benefit of those keen to enhance their writing skills.

Besides writing poetry, I teach as well. Your recommendations / suggestions are welcome. Thanks.

Visit: englishwithvenkat.com

(A WordPress website)

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November 4, 2017

Soldiers

by Venkat

ferry blood, nerves of steel
huddled boats of fear
pump blood, hearts of stone
into huddled boats of fear

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November 3, 2017

Over and over

by Venkat

A poem with the same first and last words

look now look
speak they do speak
over and over

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November 2, 2017

Clowns

by Venkat

they filled our icy breath

and rolled springs of laughter

bathing our arid hearts

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October 31, 2017

Concord

by Venkat

31-Oct-17

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the stalk between us

we hold long

to hold our distance

 

the stalk between us

holds us long

to find concord, in the distance

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October 30, 2017

Ode to Postman

by Venkat

No beard, no red fur
A smile of the moon

No cap, no sledge

Come hopping rockets

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October 18, 2017

Earth

by Venkat

​*Alliteration Poem – Earth*

17th Oct’17  ~by Venkat

Edges evolve, epitaphs etched
Eyes echo, ears ensnare
Ears enchant, eyes eschew
Eagles exude, embers emaciated

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October 17, 2017

Crazy

by Venkat


*Alliteration Poem – Crazy*

12th Oct’17  ~by Venkat
Corners curl, covered chameleons

Crumple cliches, clouds clone

Clock clawed, chirps cease

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October 15, 2017

Wait

by Venkat

*Alliteration Poem – Wait*

15th Oct’17  ~by Venkat

Where warblers wallow
Where wolves wallop
Weasels worm, winds whistle
Wishes wild, words wistful

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October 13, 2017

Home

by Venkat

*Alliteration Poem – Home*

13th Oct’17  ~by Venkat

Halves hinge halves
Half hints, half hunches
Halved hopes, halved hats
Hands held, heads hidden
Hearts hug, hisses hush

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October 12, 2017

Distances

by Venkat


*Alliteration Poem – Distance*

8th Oct’17  ~by Venkat
Dimmed doors, drip dreams

Dip doves, dainty ducks

Dewdrops dumb, daisies dull

Dates dizzy, distances drawn

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October 10, 2017

Fear

by Venkat

*Alliteration Poem – Fear*

9th Oct’17  ~by Venkat

Feathers flayed, fumble feet
Fingers faint, flush fortunes
Faces float, float fires
Frozen fumes, faded feasts

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October 9, 2017

Travel

by Venkat

*Alliteration Poem – Travel*

7th Oct’17  ~by Venkat

Thunders throng, torches twirl
Tusks tainted, timber tracks
Tropics tussle, tepid trunk
Thud trees, thud thoughts
Twisted tyres, tracks torn

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October 7, 2017

Charm

by Venkat

*Alliteration Poem – Charm*

6th Oct’17  ~by Venkat
Chasms closed, cherries coppered

Clasps cerebral, clasps caressed

Carry charm, crescent corners

Crescendo creases, canoes calm

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October 7, 2017

Time

by Venkat

*Alliteration Poem – Time*

5th Oct’17  ~by Venkat
Talons, treacherous, talons, tired

Treacherous, time takes the tooth

Timeless tresspasses, timely treason

Tossed talons, tremulous trees

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October 4, 2017

Drums

by Venkat

*Alliteration Poem – Drums*

4th Oct’17  ~by Venkat

Day’s dimples dug deep
Dangle dreams, dilemmas
Dancing daisies, daggers
Demons die, daffodils dull
Daffodils do, demons devour

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October 3, 2017

English

by Venkat

*Alliteration Poem – English*
3rd Oct’17  ~by Venkat

Eagle eyes, erudite English
Evolve edges, eerie echoes
Eagles editable, emblems
Eyes exorcised, edges engraved

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October 3, 2017

Prayer

by Venkat

 *Alliteration Poem – Prayer*

2nd Oct’17  ~by Venkat

Pray palms, pray pines
Pond, pelican, pink plumes
Ponder plaintive pebbles
Ponder pensive parrots
Psalms, prophecies, peace,

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October 3, 2017

Treasure

by Venkat

*Alliteration Poem – Treasure*
1st Oct’17  ~by Venkat

Tombs timeless, talk tales
To time, to tombs, to truths
Trails, traits, trysts, triumphs
Tapered thoughts, tainted thrones
Tulips torn, tulips treasured
Touch tales, timeless tombs

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September 30, 2017

Shape

by Venkat

*Alliteration Poem – Shape*
30th Sep’17  ~by Venkat

Shadows sunk, stories singsong
Smoke, stars, satires strong
Stalk, stalk, strange spells
Speak, speak, snoring shells
Spring, spring, spirits silly
Shrunk, shrunk, starved skinny
Success stunted, shame swirled
Shadows soft, shape souls stirred

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September 29, 2017

Memory

by Venkat

*Alliteration Poem – Memory*

28th Sep’17  ~by Venkat

Maples, murmur my melody
Melodies, murmur my morning
Mornings, murmur my muse
Musings, murmur my motifs
Motifs, murmur my memories

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September 29, 2017

Child

by Venkat

*Alliteration Poem – Child*

27th Sep’17  ~by Venkat

Coconuts can crawl
Crabs can chatter
Chameleons can clap
Childhood crawled, castaway

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