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Day 4 – NaPoWriMo’2020 – Weird Dream!

Published 07th April 2020 by viewsofpreethib

Day 4 – Our prompt for the day (optional as always) takes its cue from our gently odd resources, and asks you to write a poem based on an image from a dream. We don’t always remember our dreams, but images or ideas from them often stick with us for a very long time. I definitely have some nightmares I haven’t been able to forget, but I’ve also witnessed very lovely things in dreams (like snow falling on a flood-lit field bordered by fir trees, as seen through a plate glass window in a very warm and inviting kitchen). Need an example of a poem rooted in dream-based imagery? Try this one by Michael Collier.


Weird Dream!

I got this weird dream,
My house is filled with relatives & friends, all are busy,
Like a typical South Indian traditional gathering,
All the arrangements & decorations in the house is just amazing,
What’s the occasion? I wonder, standing alone gazing,
Some ladies with mom take me for dressing,
I’m decked up like a bride, Oh my God it’s my wedding?
Who’s the groom, I have never seen or met him,
How does he look, how he sounds, what’s happening?
I am pulled to the mantap & the pujari is chanting,
Relatives, friends, brother, parent are looking at me & smiling,
Who’s the guy? Where is he? I’m still wondering,
Rituals taking place & suddenly they announce “I AM MARRIED”,
How could the Mangal Sutra be on my neck when the groom is still missing,
I beg, if someone can please answer my query,
Please tell me, How the hell am I married without the groom? It is shocking!

-© by Preethi.B
(6th April’2020)




Day 12- NaPoWriMo’18- Bangalore & Bangalorean’s!

Published 12th April 2018 by viewsofpreethib

Day 12: Today’s (optional) prompt picks up from our craft resource. We’ve challenged you to tackle the haibun in past years, but it’s such a fun one, we couldn’t resist again. Today, we’d like to challenge you specifically to write a haibun that takes in the natural landscape of the place you live. It may be the high sierra, dusty plains, lush rainforest, or a suburbia of tiny, identical houses – but wherever you live, here’s your chance to bring it to life through the charming mix-and-match methodology of haibun.







Bangalore & Bangalorean’s!

Year 2018! Bangalore the “City of Garden” or the IT hub is its nicknames. It is calm place as it is surrounds with greenery everywhere but also the most happening place as the night gets younger. Beautiful parks to rest & get refreshed, amazing malls to get entertained, if you do not like the crowd then the quite coffee shops are the best place. Bangalore welcomes everyone with humane gestures; Bangalorean’s speak in many languages to make the people feel home and comfortable as you can meet people from different cultures, religions caste and creed, people from many parts villages, city, state and even country live here.  

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Day 9- NaPoWriMo’18 – Together!

Published 09th April 2018 by viewsofpreethib

Day 9: And now, without further ado, our (optional) prompt for the day. In his interview, Smith mentions “ants roll{ing} epic” – a rather charming image! In honour of it, we challenge you today to write a poem in which something big and something small come together. Happy writing!


Pen and Paper,
Needs of a writer,
They can create,
History to advocate,
When Pen, Paper and Writer come together…

-© by Preethi.B
(9th April’18)

Day 8- NaPoWriMo’18 – Sisters Of East & Their Spell!

Published 08th April 2018 by viewsofpreethib

Day 8: And now for our prompt (optional, as always). Let’s take a leaf from Shelley’s book, and write poems in which mysterious and magical things occur. Your poem could take the form of a spell, for example, or simply describe an event that can’t be understood literally. Feel free to incorporate crystal balls, fauns, lightning storms, or whatever seems fierce and free and strange. Poetry is like that (at least when you’ve been reading Shelley!) If you’re in search of inspiration, maybe you’ll find it in this poem by Louis Untermeyer, or this one by Kathleen Graber.

The below poem is actually inspired by my favourite movie called “The Craft” & I would like to dedicate my poem to this movie. 😊  The below image of four girls practicing witchcraft is of the movie “The Craft”.








Sisters Of East & Their Spell!

Finally, It was for this very day,
They been waiting for years,
All set for this day, even the weather was favourable,
Sisters in east ready to cast their spells to preach.

Dark black clouds spread the sky,
Thunder, lightning too was clearly visible,
The four girls stood in circle inside a circle of candles,
Around the fire that was in the centre, near a beach.

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DAY 6- NAPOWRIMO’18 – I Will Wait For You!

Published 06th April 2018 by viewsofpreethib

Day 6: Today’s prompt (optional, as always): We’d like to challenge you to write a poem that stretches your comfort zone with line breaks. That could be a poem with very long lines, or very short lines. Or a poem that blends the two. You might break to emphasize (or de-emphasize) sounds or rhymes, or to create a moment of hesitation in the middle of a thought. Looking for inspiration? You might take a look at this poem by Lorine Niedeckerthis poem by Stanley Kunitz, or this one by Amiri Baraka.


I will wait for you!

When our eyes looked into each other’s,
There was a connection so strange,
Hiding from everyone’s sight I tried looking at your eyes over and over again,
You didn’t notice,
You stood there so near yet so far making my heart so weak…

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Day 1-NaPoWriMo’18 – My Precious Love ( Early-Bird Prompt)

Published 01st April 2018 by viewsofpreethib

Day 1- Todays prompt is to write a poem in the form of a love letter . . . to an object. Ideally, the poem will be a kind of riddle, where it’s not totally obvious that the addressee is your beloved childhood pogo stick, or a dish of pad thai from your favorite restaurant, until near the end. This is a great opportunity to play with some of the clichés and tropes of love poetry. 


My Precious Love

You came as a gift,
Into my life,
Rescuing me,
From long awaited,
Drift of deep sorrows.

Poured my heart out,
With no doubts,
No fear,
Of being judged,
By you my Love.

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Healing Rain!

Published 02nd June 2014 by viewsofpreethib

It is been a month since I wrote anything. And today I finally decided to write or try something new. And to get some inspiration I just browsed for the different forms of poetry. Acrostic form of poetry was something that caught my attention today. Coz it is one of the easiest forms of poetry. So here goes my attempt at the “Acrostic form of Poetry”.
Healing Rain

I like the rain,
Amazing watch isn’t it jane,
My heart is filled with guy,
Pleasing weather I must say,

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