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Why I write poetry?

October 9, 2019 Leave a comment

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What is Poetry?
Poetry is a literary work in which the expression of feelings and ideas is given intensity by the use of distinctive style and rhythm.  Poetry uses aesthetic and rythmic qualities of language to evoke meanings in place of prosaic ostensible meaning.  It attemps to stir a reader’s imagination or emotions

How to write poetry?
Poetry has the following elements:
Structure :   In poems, lines are often grouped together into what are called stanzas. Like paragraphs, stanzas are often used to organize ideas.

Imagery :
Poets use imagery to draw readers into a sensory experience. Images will often provide us with mental snapshots that appeal to our senses of sight, sound, taste, touch, and smell.  In essence, images show us meaning; when we compare the snapshots in our mind to our own memories or experiences, we connect emotionally to the poem.

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A Walk through Kochi

September 9, 2019 Leave a comment
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Idyllic Kumarakom

November 1, 2018 Leave a comment

During my last trip to Kerala we visited idyllic Kumarakom.

Kumarakom is a popular tourism destination located near the city of Kottayam, in Kerala, India, famous for its backwater tourism. It is set in the backdrop of the Vembanad Lake, the largest lake in the state of Kerala

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My reading in 2018

April 30, 2018 Leave a comment

These are the books that I have completed reading so far …..

 

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Public speaking & Leadership workshop for children

October 30, 2016 Leave a comment

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Countless

Daily prompt: Countless

Countless grains of sand
Strewn on the beach
Countless drops of water
in the Ocean

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Shroom sightings

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Random clicks

May 10, 2016 1 comment

Vidhan Soudha, Bangalore

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Cubbon Park, Bangalore

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Bangalore Metro

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Exotic Bali escapade

April 22, 2016 Leave a comment

My family and I have just returned from an exotic Bali escapade.  This trip was a feast for our senses and was an eye-opener for us regarding the deep-rooted culture and sense of community in Bali.

We stayed at the Ibis hotels, Nusa Dua.  This hotel is opposite Holiday Inn resort.  Nusa Dua is the centre for water sports in Bali.

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Sleep

April 13, 2016 Leave a comment

 

Write a post in response to todays one word prompt “Bedtime”

“To  Sleep is an Act of Faith”

– Barbara G Harrison

Other interesting posts in this category:
1) http://www.theblitheringfool.com/thoughts-bedtime-no-relief/
2) https://faithunlocked.wordpress.com/2016/04/12/bedtime/
3) https://new2writing.wordpress.com/2016/04/12/an-ode-to-bedtime/
4) https://lanternwords.wordpress.com/2016/04/12/bedtime-prayers/
5) https://asunkenthought.wordpress.com/2016/04/12/sweet-nothings/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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