NaPoWriMo Day 19- Ok. I Said it!

And last but not least, our prompt (optional, as always). Today, I’d like to challenge you to write a humorous rant. In this poem, you may excoriate to your heart’s content all the things that get on your nerves. Perhaps it’s people who tailgate when driving, or don’t put the caps back on pens after…

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NaPoWriMo Day 17 : The Night of The Super, Blue, Blood Moon… Jan 31st 2018

“And now, our prompt. I’ve seen some fairly funny twitter conversations lately among poets who are coming to terms with the fact that they keep writing poems about the moon. For better or worse, the moon seems to exert a powerful hold on poets, as this large collection of moon-themed poems suggests. Today, I’d like to challenge…

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naPoWriMO Day 11 : A letter to Stan Lee

Today’s prompt is a twist on a prompt offered by Kay Gabriel during a meeting she facilitated at the Poetry Project last year. Today, I’d like to challenge you to write a two-part poem, in the form of an exchange of letters. The first stanza (or part) should be in the form of a letter that you…

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Wordless Wednesdays : In and around the Taj hotel

This week as part of the ‘Wordless Wednesday’ challenge and the ‘Travel Challenge’ Day 2 to which I was nominated by my blogging friend Robbie Cheadle  to post one favorite travel picture a day for ten days without explanation. I decided to share pictures of the iconic Taj Hotel Mumbai. The hotel and the surroundings do not…

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ART: CALMNESS

The below watercolor was done based on a painting by Tatiana Korolewa which I found on Instagram. The painting is of a place in Russia. Imagine my surprise when I shared it on Facebook and a friend in my hometown, Mangalore shared a photograph of a place that looked similar. It set me thinking of…

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