Welcome to my Poetry blog!

 

“Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings:it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility.”- William Wordsworth

I am no Wordsworth,Shelley,Browning or Keats,but they are always my inspiration,whenever I am writing a verse.The poems I write come directly out of my heart.They are the expressions of my intensely felt emotions.

The commonest kind of poetry,which I write,is in the form of lyric.A lyric is a poem featuring a single speaker,whose purpose is to share a state of mind,a mood or attitude to his readers.As Patrick Murray writes in Literary Criticism-“In general term,it is its quality,its expression of individual thought and feeling that gives lyrical poetry it’s character.” Ruskin defined it as “the expression by the poet of his own feelings.”

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The chief characteristics which my poems possess are:they are short,simple in language and treatment.There are specific number of lines or stanzas,either a couplet,quatrain or a sestet with a rhyme scheme of aa,aabb or aabbcc.They have universal appeal,as anybody can understand them.Also being an optimist,my poems reflect optimism.Even if they begin with a somber mood,they always end on a positive note.

Please spare a few minutes for my poems.I am sure,they will touch your heart.To quote Edgar Allan Poe, “I would define,in brief,the Poetry of words as The Rhythmical Creation of Beauty.”

Happy Reading!

 

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