Commentary and Philosophy Poetry posted October 28, 2020

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They're Still Your Neighbors

by Y. M. Roger

Awash in adversity,
Neighborhoods cringe in turmoil.
Stop!  Step back.  Look again…

Hey.  Remember me?


Write a Naani writing prompt entry
Writing Prompt
Write a poem using the Naani poetic form.

Naani is one of Indian's most popular Telugu poems. Naani means an expression of one and all. It consists of 4 lines, the total lines consists of 20 to 25 syllables. The poem is not bounded to a particular subject. Generally it depends upon human relations and current statements. This poetry was introduced by one of the renowned Telugu poets Dr. N.Gopi, presently working as vice-chancellor to Telugu University, Andhra Pradesh.


A New Trick

I?ve been practicing all day
to show you my new trick.
Are you ready, Mama?
I can wink!
(22 syllables)


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