Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Shape Poetry - Memories

I love writing shape poetry. It's one of my favorite Poetry type :) Here's something on dreams and memories

I dream of silver stars and billows cottony,
tied delicately in bows
and sprawled beneath,
Dancing, gliding,
I paint my dreamscape,
 dripping my brush in
palette of life – vibrant
and rejuvenated, 

with giggles of summer days
and warmth of winter morning,
I tie a wreath of
silken solitude,
on my door.
The moon would sprinkle
silver dust,
 borrowed from celestial past,
cosmic ages ago,
when chasing butterflies with
fluffy white lambs,
was all I had to do.
Memories may haunt me down,
but I would cherish and hug them,
like an old friend. 
Sitting by the lake
we will chat,
about years gone by.


  1. wow! this is awesome!

  2. ha. cherish and hug them like old friends..this is fun...and heartfelt...and i love the concrete image

  3. Oh those lambs in the sky... really cute and huggable...

  4. I like your shape poetry too...really fun. Memories do become a part of our cells after a time I believe... Love yours...thanks for sharing.


  5. beautiful in content and appearance.

  6. Love this poem. It's awesome, vibrant and so full of life.
    Great job, Rajlakshmi.

  7. oh teri!!!!
    you always boggle me with your shape poetry.. glad to see you're getting back with all these poems!!
    its ekdum fataaanggg as usual!! :D :D :D loved the cute innocent gal you have created with those godawesome words there! :D

  8. i am amazed (y) really nice :)

  9. this is incredible. love the concrete shape of it.

  10. shape poetry...awesome!! I loved this line...i tie a wreath of silken solitude on my door. moving...

  11. WOW, I love it. Love the poem and lovity love the typographical artwork. Too cool! ♥

  12. oh the butterflies and fluffy white lambs made me smile... i adore a good shape poem and yours is done masterfully

  13. Amazing words, gorgeous shape!! Lovely poetry for the free write prompt, Raj! :)
    Well done!

  14. So clever! I tried this myself once but failed totally! I love the picture of the girl.

  15. That is fantastic. Both the words of your poem and making an amazing picture out of them. Very clever. I really enjoyed reading your post. #Prose4T

  16. You know for me this poem means so much more in the art form than just in the text. I would love to have the tech know how to do one of these. Enjoyed this.

  17. I have never come across shape poetry before and I am loving it. The words seems to mean so much more - loving this #prose4t

  18. Lovely poetry... Nicely done...

  19. This is stunning. Such beautiful words too. I really enjoy reading your poems. Thank you so much for linking to Prose for Thought :) x


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