gaily plays around With flower flirts Rake!
Hidden deep inside me ,
In city of lost dreams
We hold ceaseless conversations
This is an example of Naani so is the earlier post.
Naani is one of Indian's most popular Telugu poems.
Naani means an expression of one and all.
It consists of 4 lines, the total lines consists of 20 to 25 syllables.
The poem is not bounded toa particular subject.
Generally it depends upon human relations and current statements.
P.S: This type of poetry is called Etheree or rather Reverse Etheree.
The poetry form, Etheree, consists of 10 lines of 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 syllables.
Etheree can also be reversed and written 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1.
Or get creative and write Double Etheree: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10,
10, 9, 8, 7, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1
...Triple Etheree, Quadruple Etheree, and so on!
P.S: This type of verse is called : Clerihew
A Clerihew is a comic verse consisting of two couplets and a specific rhyming scheme,
aabb. The poem is about/deals with a person/character within the first rhyme.
In most cases, the first line names a person, and the second line ends with
something that rhymes with the name of the person.
ignite passion, languid
shadows of past haunt, come alive
Cinquain is a short, usually unrhymed poem consisting of twenty-two syllables distributed
as 2, 4, 6, 8, 2, in five lines.
Line 1: Noun
Line 2: Description of Noun
Line 3: Action
Line 4: Feeling or Effect
Line 5: Synonym of the initial noun.
clawing, dancing, burning
racing high, gliding by
chilling, freezing, melting,
First line: Noun or subject
Second line: Two Adjectives describing the first noun/subject
Third line: Three -ing words describing the first noun/subject
Fourth line: 4 words; two about the first noun/subject, two about the antonym/synonym
Fifth line: Three -ing words about the antonym/synonym
Sixth line: Two adjectives describing the antonym/synonym
Seventh line: Antonym/synonym for the subject
Hope you guys would also try this one 🙂