We are all made of stardust

PROMPT You are made of stardust, and to stardust you will return RESPONSE Stardust is hydrogen and helium and some more, and so are elements of earth. We glamorize our building blocks, and compare with a shining object in the sky, to motivate people. Building blocks are life givers, and yet so elementary. It is … Continue reading We are all made of stardust


Art creates the New Man

Thank you, Merril D. Smith, for suggesting than an erasure poem might fit the prompt. I found an article by Maria Popova on Brainpickings, about art being omnipresent, but not recognized or visible as such. It is about the biography of Walt Whitman by John Burroughs. She calls it more than a biography. Here's the … Continue reading Art creates the New Man


I googled my name, and the common words that popped up were Reborn and Re-enacted. The best and most comprehensive description is on this link SevenReflections-name-Reena I created an erasure poem from the page, and added the words Reborn and Re-enacted. This is what emerged from the game.   law unto itself re-enacted operating on … Continue reading Re-enacted

Different Perspectives

I came across an interesting article on ghosts today, as if on cue from the universe. I have done a slightly different version of an Erasure poem. The prose constitutes of excerpts taken from the source article, without disturbing the order of words or meaning. The poetry (in italics) has been added by me to … Continue reading Different Perspectives

Erasure Poetry – Blues

  edges and depths of the spectrum disperses molecules of the air scatters in water.   The sky is blue is a deeper, dreamier, melancholy blue gets lost gives us the beauty of the world   color of distance color of emotion color of solitude color of where you are not color of where you … Continue reading Erasure Poetry – Blues

Reena’s Exploration Challenge #Week 41

Welcome to Week 41! We are dabbling with Erasure Poetry this week – call it White Out or Black Out as you please. Erasure is a form of found poetry or found object art created by erasing words from an existing text in prose or verse and framing the result on the page as a poem.[1] The results can be allowed to stand in situ or they can … Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #Week 41

Flippant Formats

I have picked up 3 poetry formats, which I  frequently use and flipped them over. REVERSE  TANKA (7,7,5,7,5) did you ever think you would bow to me in full spirit? Our worlds flipped over strangers facing each other role reversal hits   REVERSE SHADORMA (5,7,3,3,5,3,3) I have added an extra line of 3 syllables here … Continue reading Flippant Formats