Poetry is not just the play of words. Poetry to me is the play of thoughts,
emotions and words- all entwined! As I was looking for things to write about I
came across this thing called Indispire on IndiBlogger and the prompt was
something like this
“Have you ever written poetry? What was your
first poem called? Do you believe that poetry is really a ‘spontaneous overflow
of powerful feelings’?”
I write a lot of stuff these days but what I write
the most is poems. Poems are something which are close to my heart. I started
writing poems when I was in school. The first poem that I wrote was called
“Who paints the flowers?” It wasn’t a great poem but that was
something I wrote when I was little-my first poem. The best part was that it
was published in a newspaper! Yay! It meant a great deal then. Imagine how
happy I was!
What do poems mean to me? Poems to me are mirror
to the soul. Poems tell things in a few lines that some times require pages to
explain about. And as we are the fast forward generation, it makes sense to
write more poems. Poems have in them the power to make the reader think what
must have been the feelings and emotions of the poet when he wrote the poem.
Poems take you to a new world.
And yes poetry is really a spontaneous overflow of
powerful feelings. Poems are about spontaneity. The words that you scribble
make sense only if it is spontaneous. If you feel something and think of
writing a poem later, trust me you won’t be able to write it as good as you
would if you’d written immediately or sometimes you cannot write about it at
all. For when the feelings are not there the words don’t flow and the words
remain just words not a resonance of my soul.
Some of the best stuff I have written turns out to
be poems. Whenever I am happy or sad, whenever there is something that inspires
me or something that troubles me I either take a pen and a notebook or my
laptop and start writing a poem. And once the poem is written I only go through
it once to check if I have omitted some words and then I hit publish! No change
of words or lines. It is just about going with the flow!So feeling reading some
poetry? Click on the Label- Poetry and you will find all the poems that I have
written all these years. Read and enjoy! Keep smiling!
This is written as a part of IndiBlogger’s IndiSpire