Change – A Haiku

Pandemic changed us We toe the line warily, trying to be safe This post was written in response to the Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge 373. The words for this week are line and toe. The challenge is to write a Haiku using the two words. Click on the link to know more … Continue reading Change – A Haiku

Heartbeat

Why do hearts beat? They never miss a beat struggling against the rib cage? I have always wondered Is it because they can't talk? Or is it because... of all the feelings and emotions suppressed for too long Oh, if only hearts could talk... Have you ever wondered about this? This poem might sound silly … Continue reading Heartbeat

Friendship – a tanka

United they stood Differences didn't matter Friendship grew stronger Nothing could tear them apart Untied by blood, joined by fate I hope you enjoyed this Tanka. 😊 We all must have friends who make our lives much better by their mere presence. We have certain people with whom we forge bonds that are strong enough … Continue reading Friendship – a tanka

Not a regular pirate!

I'm a pirate sailing and plundering in the high seas of the alphabets I raid books and libraries I gobble up the tales that they hold I read them cover to cover as fast as my eyes can travel My quests and adventures exist between the covers The characters come alive as I read I … Continue reading Not a regular pirate!

six word story #115

Secrets, revealed Trust, broken Betrayal hurts. Betrayals always hurt. The closer the bond you share with the betrayer, the deeper the cut. Betrayals are almost always unexpected. The ones we suffer at the hands of our loved ones hurt the most. This post was written in response to Tuesday Writing Prompt Challenge: Tuesday, August 10, … Continue reading six word story #115

Nature’s Miracles

Dark clouds spread across the grey skies drops of water are like their tears droplets that spill with burden grows too heavy The rain is a little more than what nature can bear Nature weeps at the injustice meted out to her She must wonder how cruel any being could be especially one that she … Continue reading Nature’s Miracles

Drunk on Life – A Zappai

I am drunk on lifeeveryday, a new challengeI love to enjoy At times, life can feel too much like a struggle. But the more you fight against something, the more of a chore it becomes. When we really look forward to something, it seems like less of a chore. The task was to write a … Continue reading Drunk on Life – A Zappai

Jealousy- A Kimo

the green monster rears its hideous head fed by insecurity and destroys happiness Jealousy can ruin so many bonds. The green-eyed monster mostly arises from lack of self-doubt and self-confidence and it can led to disastrous effects if left unchecked. What are your thoughts about jealousy? This Kimo on jealousy was written in response to … Continue reading Jealousy- A Kimo

Hatred – A Hay(na)ku

Hatredinfiltrates heartsdarkens their lives Hatred is a string feeling indeed but unlike its lighter counterpart love, it is much more darker. Hatred destroys more of you than the person (or even an object!) towards whom it is directed. But still, we are humans after all and it is extremely unlikely that we would go about … Continue reading Hatred – A Hay(na)ku

Friends ❤️

Family unconnected by blood, and yet close-knit Real friends stay close to us In every sickness and health, they will be there Every joy and sorrow seems better with them No matter what life throws at us, Darkness or light, they don't care, So long as you go through it together! A true friend is … Continue reading Friends ❤️

Scars

You can try to pull me down hurt me with harsh words break my spirit set up obstacles in my way and knock me down but I will never give up! I bear the scars from all the fights and I wear them proudly they might make me flawed but to me, they are reminders … Continue reading Scars

A well-deserved treat!

Peace descends at lastcrime solving done for the daythe heroes relaxreward themselves with a treatafter a hard day's battle Superheroes need a break from all that crime fighting too! What better way to relax than with a sweet treat. I hope you enjoyed this Tanka 😊 This poem was written in response to Sadje's What Do … Continue reading A well-deserved treat!

Sparks fly

Minds soar high, hearts raceLove spreads its magic aroundSparks fly, bonds grow strong I don't exactly believe in love at first sight. It happens more in fiction than that in reality. Most people require more than that to actually fall in love. But there might be a lucky few who do fall in love at … Continue reading Sparks fly

The playdate

Carefree playdate Fun won over cleanliness Dirt didn't deter them Puppy and his human played Covered in mud, yet happy! This story was written in response to Dakshali's Saturday Picture Prompt Plate a.k.a PPP #3. The challenge is to use the given photo prompt and create an original poem, prose, story or anything related to the picture. … Continue reading The playdate

The watery cage

Watery glass cage fish swim about aimlessly safe from the house cat This story was written in response to KL Caley’s weekly #writephoto prompt. The challenge is to use the given photo prompt as an inspiration to create a post on your own blog… poetry, prose, humour… light or dark, whatever you choose, as long as it … Continue reading The watery cage

Dark and light

Darkness looms closer and threatens threatens to pull me under under its thick veil veil of suffering and misery misery that seems to go on on and on, until light breaks breaks and shines bright bright enough to end end the last traces traces of the darkness wiped wiped away by the light the light … Continue reading Dark and light

Let go…

I know you are hurting Struggling to deal with the grief It hurts my soul to see you desolate You may think That you are all alone now Now that I am no more Nothing but a departed soul I may be gone But I am unforgotten I will always live in your heart And … Continue reading Let go…

The outcast

She was quite eye-catching Her portrait was captivating Easily the prettiest graffiti on the wall But as time passed, she'd her downfall Scribbled over and torn She looks rather forlorn Her eyes no longer have that glint The scribbles over her are a hint That her best days are in the past She was now … Continue reading The outcast

Tick tock

Tick tock, Tick tock, Time doesn't wait for anyone Nor does it rewind And offer us a chance To re-live our favourite moments Time is its own boss The master of almost everything! The scariest of alarms The healer of the deepest of wounds One who can erase Even the ugliest of memories From our … Continue reading Tick tock

Sunlight

Hot, dry summer morning Try at it might, sunlight failed To pry apart the wall of greenery Diminished in strength from its effort It filtered through as thin beams Illuminating the tunnel of greenery With its golden beams The sun will always find a way to shine through. Light will always find a way. Darkness … Continue reading Sunlight

The perfect view

Cloudless dark night sky Stars spread over the dark canvas Gift the perfect view This verse was written in response to the Photo Challenge #373 hosted at Mindlovemisery's Menagerie. The challenge is to use the photo prompt as an inspiration for a poem or short story. Thank you, NEKNEERAJ for hosting this challenge. For the … Continue reading The perfect view

With you…

If I am ever stuckWithout even the slightest bit of luckIn the middle of nowhereWith no way to get out of there,I hope it will be with youTo keep me company all the way throughCome sunshine or rainI know you will always remainBy my side through it allWhen I am with you,My troubles seem smallMy … Continue reading With you…

Twilight

The golden rays recede Forced to retreat, to withdraw, As twilight chases the day away Drawing the curtains temporarily On the daily war waged in the skies Turning the tables in the battle between the Sun and the Moon, As the balance shifts From the light to the dark The Sun makes his way to … Continue reading Twilight

I am Superdog!

I may not look like Superman But I am a hero in my own right You might think That I am not smart enough When you see me Chasing butterflies or even my own tail at times! But, you see, it's just a facade All superheroes need a cover A fake identity to hide behind … Continue reading I am Superdog!

Freshly inked

The paper soaks up the fresh ink greedilyThe words sink in readilyBut my teardrops smudge themCreating quite the mayhem This post was written in response to Sammi's Weekend Writing Prompt #215. The Weekend Writing Prompt is hosted by Sammi on her blog - Sammi Cox. The challenge is to include the word "ink" and write … Continue reading Freshly inked