Bridge Across Forever

She peered through the darkness Where he had disappeared. The sparkle of her ring on his finger Drew her forward like a beacon, Till she reached the Bridge Across Forever. A deep breath to still her pounding heart, And she was off once again. Prompt:  Bridge Written for dVerse Quadrille #19.

Daily Prompt: Learning Poetry 7

Okay, so I am back. Seems like I still have a little strength left to try out a few other forms of poetry! This one is called anaphora and it requires repeating a sequence of words at the beginnings of neighboring clauses, thereby lending them emphasis. I hope I have understood and written correctly. He said he … Continue reading Daily Prompt: Learning Poetry 7

Limerick – Return to Innocence

With the Great Indian Festival of Diwali right around the corner, it's inevitable that the first thing that pops into my mind on reading "celebrations" would be this. There are several romantic tales that we, as children, would hear about the origin of Diwali. I don't know how much of that is true, but I … Continue reading Limerick – Return to Innocence

Daily Prompt: Learning Poetry 6

I have been playing the hooky past two days; my son's birthday had me more excited than mine ever did. There was so much gift planning and endless cakes and whatnots. So anyways, this one was supposed to be an attempt (did it succeed) at enjambment where you're supposed to break up the lines to … Continue reading Daily Prompt: Learning Poetry 6

Daily Prompt: I’m Alive

There were so many things that she inspired - Their envy and hatred topped the list. She swayed her hips to the music in her head And enjoyed her moment on center stage. They had judged her all her life, And found her forever wanting. She had devoted herself to tick all the boxes, Always failing nevertheless. … Continue reading Daily Prompt: I’m Alive

Learning poetry – 5

I mean absolutely no disrespect to anyone, especially not to those who have cracked the code to this mystery called Haiku. After racking my brains for hours, i have finally been able to make a little mess on the paper which has the right syllable count if nothing else.  Thinking of things that I could … Continue reading Learning poetry – 5

Learning poetry – 4

This one was the toughest till now - alliteration. This style involves repeating the same sound to create a powerful effect. My deep and sincere respect to anyone who masters it...and my heartfelt apologies for having made a mess of it! His hammered heart tried to tell tales, Of lost lovers and various victims And other fickle fate’s … Continue reading Learning poetry – 4