NaPoWriMo 2018 : Day 1 – Me and It(A Forever-kind-of-love story)

Today’s prompt is  to write a poem in the form of a love letter . . . to an object. Ideally, the poem will be a kind of riddle, where it’s not totally obvious that the addressee is your beloved childhood pogo stick, or a dish of pad thai from your favorite restaurant, until near the end.  A great opportunity to play with some of the clichés and tropes of love poetry.

Below is my poem… Guess “IT”

It

Dear Love,

As I write this letter, I feel a flutter,

My heart dictates, without a stutter,

My mind is clear, not an ounce of doubt,

I wish to proclaim, I wish to shout,

My love for you, pure and true

Ages old, still feels so new…

 

You’re one of a kind, you’re my lucky charm,

My most precious find, the one I run to, in alarm,

My tresses long, you gently caress,

The wild, fiery ones, you firmly suppress,

At times you tug, at times you pull and make me frown,

In dark luscious cascades, I see you drown…

 

You make your way past the maze, the labyrinth of tangle,

Your teeth digging in, you part, you wrangle,

Unraveling, Untangling,

Sliding and gliding,

You emerge unscathed, the tumbled mass tamed,

You- my victor unnamed.

 

You give me reason to smile, every day and every night,

Ne’er giving up, ne’er losing sight,

The waves now fall, smooth, soft like silken lace,

Kiss my cheeks, brush my shoulders, and adorn my face,

Makes heads turn, the gloss, the sheen – my crowning glory,

Thanks to you, my love, the super-hero of my story…

 

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17 responses to “NaPoWriMo 2018 : Day 1 – Me and It(A Forever-kind-of-love story)”

  1. shalini Avatar

    I liked that you can love your hair brush so much. 🤣🤣😉😉

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  2. shalini Avatar

    Lovely post. Iove the way you have stringed the words. Heart of a romantic, lines of true love

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  3. Judy E Martin Avatar

    Very cleverly done! 🙂

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  4. robbiesinspiration Avatar

    What a superb poem, Smitha.

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    1. Smitha V Avatar

      Thank you…When everybody else was writing about their diaries, I was the odd one writing about a hair brush :). I’m glad you liked it.

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  5. thewritewomanblog Avatar

    A love-ly tribute to love itself!

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    1. Smitha V Avatar

      A love-ly comment from my love-liest blogger friend XXX

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      1. thewritewomanblog Avatar

        🙂 please count a heart here, my outdated laptop does not support emojis

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        1. Smitha V Avatar

          😊😘. I know what you mean. I have the same problem with my laptop. So next time when you get simple smileys, then you know I’m using my laptop.😊

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          1. thewritewomanblog Avatar

            Haha! I hate doing this on the phone, so always like to do this properly on the laptop.

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  6. Moushmi Radhanpara Avatar

    This is truly beautiful,
    A beautiful love poem I fell in love with 🙂

    Liked by 2 people

    1. Smitha V Avatar

      Thanks Moushmi…such a beautiful comment. I’m in love with it.😊

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    2. shalini Avatar

      Zinda hai?? Main bhi😉😉
      Sorry Smitha for intruding. I have been searching for this girl

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      1. Moushmi Radhanpara Avatar

        And where exactly have you been searching for me 😉

        Liked by 1 person

        1. shalini Avatar

          Hey babes how are you? In the world of wp, where else

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      2. Smitha V Avatar

        Its fine Shalini. I’m glad your search ended here😊

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        1. shalini Avatar

          Oh yes, she is discovered at last, lost in the land of WordPress

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