I fall in love
every time I see you
It feels like the first time, and my
© Sriteja R Wudaru.
About Cinquain: “Cinq” refers to the number 5 in French suggesting the properties of this type of poem. The cinquain is consists of one stanza with…
Every time I kiss you I feel complete
as if through our lips life has flown into me
the warmth of your wet lips tingles me
a million butterflies in my stomach
a billion dreams in my eyes
the warmth of your lips sliding against mine
reminds me how lucky I am…
What is the most beautiful thing in the world?
Have you seen trees that give us so much?
Beauty to the eyes.
Yet they don’t ask anything in return.
The clouds that travel miles.
Sustenance to the forests, the crops, the plants, and the…
I’m trying to write a really good poem
but nothin’ comes to mind
The usual topics keep popping up
I search for better words to put on the paper
but they allude me
play hide an’ seek
I fail to find them…
Be my love, o darling, for I can’t live without you
Be my love, honey, I’ll do anything for you
My heart was sinking like Titanic until you walked right in
I didn’t ask for much — just your smile — just your hugs
Breaking apart the sadness — the…
A poem constructed with four Monokus
© Sriteja R Wudaru. Inspired from the Poetry in Form’s own 2020 prompt.
You have gone through a lot to be
in this world, to reach this stage, whatever
that stage is
on this grand stage of the world
where everything is an act, Shakespeare says
and everyone’s an actor
while traversing the oceans of conflicts
and others’ opinions and impressions and doubts
and your own doubts and confusions
A leap across the valley — a million miles wide — begins with a single step
Sand against sweaty palms
Pores wide open as the wind sweeps against the skin
Heel untouched by dirt
On the toes, the torso riles up to jump
kiss the sky
Never underestimate the…