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Category: Free Verse

  • Safety in Deception

    Sadje’s What do You See #66 I have closed my eyes foreverwith the mere wish to never open,for even if I did, what other thanfake skin and smile to see?I trust in colors no more,neither do I place my faithin that mask you have put on.I have seen the grin behind,showing yellow teeth with blood…

  • Inhumane Human

    Am so very happy to let you all know that one more poem – “Inhumane Human” has been published in Visual Verse magazine- An anthology of Arts and Words. You can find it published – here. My gratitude to the whole team for accepting mine to be one among the many from some real poets…

  • Dear Heart

    OctPoWriMo 2020 – Day 3 This is the entry for Day 3 of OctPoWriMo 2020 :). Exactly late by 1 month 😀 Word Prompts :Beauty, Chaos, FeelingsPoetry Type : Free Verse or Create your own poetry type, play with the words and spaces, rhyming and timing, counting and shape. Dear heart,With open eyes you seek…

  • Improvised Life

    OctPoWriMo Day 8 Poetry prompt Today I invite you to explore one or more of your boundaries. It can be in form. It can be in content. It can be by crossing disciplines, like in this amazing poem inspired by choral music and a Swedish troll proverb. It can be in the delivery, by recording your poem. Or it can…

  • Grow in pain

    OctPoWriMo – Day 7 For I endured pain to take birth,And I believe that is not the end.More brittle bones will be broken,More blood will be shed.But, I endured pain to take birth,Hence, it can’t be as useless.Unwanted gifts wrapped in torn skinShall be thrown to hurt meI shall bleed and I shall cry.But I…

  • Piece of Soul

    Thursday Photo Prompt from Sue Vincent In search of the missing piece of my soul,I stroll into the night as a weary traveler,only to be stopped at the banks of a stretchreaching out to the heart of the river.The water at a trance  – a gifted state-gulping down the blue wine being pouredfrom the Silver…

  • Half Moon Shadow

    For Kristiana’s August Writing Prompt #3 – HALF MOON SHADOWS Kristiana chose mine to be one among the top 3 responses for the week.You can read mine, Kristiana’s and Priya’s Contributions here. Earth gave birth to the nightand her bosom was so tender,and milk spilled all over her body.Gentle wind soothing her aches andTrees singing…

  • Storms and Me

    Penable Thursday Poetry Competition – STORMS Raging storms have all gone by,Bending and breaking the whole of me.I have shivered, I have trembled,Wandered and got lost in the tempest.My ship has sunk and settled down,At the dark bottoms of rough violent seas,where something called light was unheard.I have seen death, I have been shattered,the dark…

  • The Proposal

    The wind one day, proposed me-the “home” he searched,he found in me.I was the warmth of sunlight,he wanted to soak in during rain.I smelled like spring whosecheer he wanted to retain.I was the color for his fall,and snow for his winter.The sleep for his eyes at night,and his sight for the day.I, for him ,was…

  • In the STILLNESS

    For Tuesday Writing Prompt Challenge – Go Dog Go cafe Devereaux Frazier and Beth Amanda are currently hosting the Tuesday Writing Prompt Challenge which was started by our star writer Christine Ray.Prompt for July 7 : Write a poem or piece of prose around the words “in the stillness” There is an unsung calm lingeringin…

  • Bird of Spirit

    What do you See by SadjeThe challenge is to make a post on a picture given (original story, poem or a caption) and then to create a pingback. Saturday Mix – Opposing Forces, 4 July 2020Challenge is to make use of antithesis in writing. We will need to use the two opposing words in your…

  • Mystic Moonlight

    Tuesday Writing prompt – Go Dog Go Cafe What shall I speak of thee,Oh dear moon, my dear moon.With craters as marks on you,But never letting your pains dim your light. What is love if not,Felt under your mystic light?No love is complete without you andYou have witnessed their hushed events.Listening to their night long…

  • Tune

    Howl of the Alpha,Tune of my Soul-Ancient Connection COPYRIGHT © 2019- 2020 Nima Mohan, thetenthzodiac.wordpress.com, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED For Weekend Writing Prompt #155 – TUNE PC : PINTEREST

  • Spoon Life

    For Wordle #187Words for the week :Time, Grass, Bird, Steel, Break, Highway, Chronaxie– the least amount of time the brain must send a signal to a part of the body for it to actually take action, Romance, Smooth, Spoon, Indigo, Bluster Love has always been bluster.I chased it, up and down like,the steel bird.I tried…

  • Raven’s Revenge

    Into the world of oranges,Entered the Raven of revenge.Unlike the playful ones,This one was, among the black, a green.With all the stealthiness of a predator,The raven moved in like an alligator.The shabby feathers tucked in neatly,Under the green hood obliquely.The head, now of a lass, had hair,That played freely with the air.Those sharp eyes endlessly…