The Outdoor Classroom- A Life Sans Screens

It was 9 a.m. Ten-year-old Nyonika was busy playing ‘Guns and Booms’, her favourite game, on her mother’s iPad. “Nyonika, come quickly, have your breakfast,” her mother’s voice rose irritably with every passing minute. She couldn’t stand Nyonika’s self-damaging behaviour.

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A Poet’s Saga

I thought I could never get my poem done Without adding some sanguine fun, Till I came across great poets, masters by birth Who wrote soulful verses, sometimes devoid of mirth.   The lasting impressions intensified into a lump in

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#The Day You Went Away

I read your diary. First, I felt a strange sense of unease holding it. You never let anyone touch it. The nervousness still clings to me. Still, I wanted to feel you and listen to you. And it was overpowering!

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The Right Path- Tricube 

Tricube  As the name suggests, a Tricube consists of 3 stanzas; each stanza has 3 lines, and each line has 3 syllables. It can be based on any theme/subject. Non-Rhyming. I do not Like to look At the past. It

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A Caged Tiger-Clogynarch

Clogynarch is of Welsh origin. It is usually a 6-line poem. However, some poets combine lines 5 and 6 as one. The guidelines: One stanza, six lines Rhyme Scheme: aabbba Syllables per line: 8-8-5-5-3-3 POV: non-human animals (the poet is

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Veils Of The Morning-Triversen

Developed by William CarlosWilliams, the triversen is a stanzaic poem. Each stanza is a complete sentence broken into three lines.  Guidelines: Syllable count: none Rhyme scheme: non-rhyming Veils of the morning cover the surroundings in shy grandeur.   A supreme

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Mahakavi – A Bio

A bio poem is about someone’s life, personality traits, values and ambitions. It can be autobiographical or biographical. Guidelines: 12-20 lines (can be stanzaic) 8-12 syllables per line nonrhyming Sporting a Sikh turban and dapper mustache, I reigned the hearts

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