Archive for ‘Venkat’

September 17, 2018

Triolet : 2018-09-17

by Venkat

Triolet is a poem of 8 lines in which 1st, 4th, and 7th lines repeat, and 2nd and 8th lines also repeat. The rhyme scheme of the poem is AbaAabAB

life walks in, when words stroll out
a heart to the brim, on edgeless thoughts
minds off coats, wear no face, no pout

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September 10, 2018

Triolet : 2018-09-10

by Venkat

winds don’t scatter thoughts
thoughts could bar not winds
mind with no breath pouts knots

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September 9, 2018

Triolet : 2018-09-09

by Venkat

songs in clay, by a quiet hand
have no voice, need no ears
to fill love when times stand

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September 8, 2018

Triolet : 2018-09-08

by Venkat

pebbles cast no dreams
in pain they glow
under belligerant streams
pebbles cast no dreams
a new heart cast off the seams

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September 7, 2018

Triolet : 2018-09-06

by Venkat

where do I hang my thoughts?
when love has lost its home
tables now jaded, speak no more
where do I hang my thoughts?

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windows now strangers
no candles to warm the time
where do I hang my thoughts?
when love has lost its home

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September 4, 2018

Butterfly Cinquain: 2018-09-04

by Venkat

Syllable pattern : 2-4-6-8-2-8-6-4-2

sparrows
truth on their feet
a bed of chirps to dream
home where legs be, legs where heart sings

sparrows

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August 29, 2018

Butterfly Cinquain: 2018-08-29

by Venkat

Syllable pattern : 2-4-6-8-2-8-6-4-2

marbles
huddle not close
till you make them ready
as old school bell of yester years

marbles

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August 28, 2018

Butterfly Cinquain: 2018-08-28

by Venkat

Syllable pattern : 2-4-6-8-2-8-6-4-2

airplanes
fly off my page
to land on your striped thought
for the key in your locked pocket

orphaned

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August 25, 2018

Butterfly Cinquain: 2018-08-25

by Venkat

Syllable pattern : 2-4-6-8-2-8-6-4-2

twilight
poured off the nest
life to hatch tomorrow
smiles bandaged on yesterday’s bones

warm moon

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August 24, 2018

Butterfly Cinquain: 2018-08-24

by Venkat

Syllable pattern : 2-4-6-8-2-8-6-4-2

lizard
shows me the way
to look up and look back
home is a home, albeit bent

move not

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August 22, 2018

Butterfly Cinquain: 2018-08-22

by Venkat

Syllable pattern : 2-4-6-8-2-8-6-4-2

time turns
cotton to yarn
smoke to fire, fire to smoke
fingers to guns, guns to fingers

turns time

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August 21, 2018

Butterfly Cinquain: 2018-08-21

by Venkat

Syllable pattern : 2-4-6-8-2-8-6-4-2

waters
have no windows
no doors, no bolts, no words
they come to go and go to come

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August 20, 2018

Haiku: 2018-08-20

by Venkat

when silence melts down
the drops will show themselves out
voices, submarines

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August 18, 2018

Haiku: 2018-08-18

by Venkat

time a crooked glass
mirrors love, on hands of dirt
stained, for spotless ones

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August 16, 2018

Haiku: 2018-08-16

by Venkat

boats buttered, tender
satin deck to float the smile
words, on tongue’s oars

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August 13, 2018

Haiku : 2018-08-13

by Venkat

tigers ate my night
my breath, a old pemdulum
Moon came back, unclawed

Image: Art by Koson Ohara

August 11, 2018

Haiku: 2018-08-11

by Venkat

symphonic voices
they fell before my ears came
after my eyes left

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August 9, 2018

Haiku: 2018-08-09

by Venkat

two pigeons, blue gray
had one mother, blue gray earth
blue gray now, all red

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August 8, 2018

Haiku: 2018-08-08

by Venkat

colors on feathers
breathe not air of their fingers
land wings off his palm

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August 7, 2018

Acrostic + Alliteration: 2018-08-07

by Venkat

Life loves, life leaves
Immerse islands, immerse itches
Nights numbered nights numbed

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August 6, 2018

Acrostic + Alliteration: 2018-08-06

by Venkat

Doldrums, dilemmas
Incongruous, inimical
Clasp catechisms, confusion
Turns thesaurus till tables turn

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August 4, 2018

Acrostic + Alliteration: 2018-08-04

by Venkat

Castaway caresses, caskets carried
Lights lower, longings longer
Open opus, occluded oasis

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August 3, 2018

Acrostic + Alliteration: 2018-08-03

by Venkat

Marmalades, mellow
Etched eager endeavors
Love laced lazy lakes
Odes, oranges, olives
Dustless doughnuts
Yesterdays young

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August 2, 2018

Acrostic + Alliteration: 2018-08-02

by Venkat

Soak scars, silken strength
Old omens, opals ornate
Used urns, unused ukelele
Lights low, life lusted
Fòggy fires, fine ferns
Unanswered, unknown
Lush lines, linger long

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August 1, 2018

Acrostic + Alliteration: 2018-08-01

by Venkat

Tongues thick
Hold horses
Over oil
Up up up
Go go go
Helium hearts
Threaded thoughts

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July 31, 2018

Acrostic + Alliteration: 2018-07-31

by Venkat

Serpent’s silence
Hay’s husky hush
Antlers angles

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July 30, 2018

Diamante + Alliteration: 2018-07-30

by Venkat

peace
paints, pauses
planets, ponds, pines
plays, perplexes, worms
wingless, waxy, wild
wobbled, worn
war

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July 29, 2018

Diamante + Alliteration: 2018-07-29

by Venkat

fruit
flavours, fades
fame, fear, footprints
fosters, finishes, satiates
slow, subtle, seraphic
sketches, seeks
seed

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