This is about my contribution to The Perfectly Imperfect Bunch Blog. Like I said in my post yesterday, this week’s theme is Poetry Writing Process and my post published today discusses how I write poetry, through the example of one of my poems. Please head over to the blog through the link below and read, like, comment and share.
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Also, Brett has published an excellent article on what his poetry writing process is like. Please check out his article by clicking on this link.
Thank you and have a good, dreamy, quiet night!
Why don’t you come over sometime?
There’s your old boombox
Gathering dust above the TV.
We could sing along to
Kishore or Kansas,
Or to Jingle Bells, if you fancy.
There’s a photo of us
Sitting by my bedside,
It reminds me of those merry times
When I was the centre
Of your protected, charmed life.
I’ve saved the last wine
You gifted me on Mother’s Day.
It lies unopened,
Still swathed in its shimmery gauze,
Waiting for the perfect day.
I’ll whip up your favourite cakes,
Nevermind that I’m diabetic.
Or would you prefer pakodas or kulfi?
I know you’re health conscious now.
I swear I have a guilt-free recipe.
The phone doesn’t ring anymore.
No, I’ve paid the bills like I should.
It’s because you just text now and then,
And all the rest are dead,
But I keep hoping, still.
You stopped coming over on weekends,
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