General Poetry posted January 17, 2017

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My cat Maybel brings me comfort.

Cat Council

by sandy montgomery

Naani Contest Winner 
Cozy lap cat purrs

I pet her silken fur

Peaceful as can be

She vibrates comfort back to me


Writing Prompt
Write a naani.

A Naani poem has 4 lines. The total number of syllables in the poem are between 20 to 25. While the poem does not have to be about a particular subject it is often about human relations or current statements.

Balancing Act

Life is a tightrope
Sometimes you will fall
But step out in faith
You are only inches off the ground
- written by juliajames
In this example, the Naani poem has 24 syllables. It should have between 20 and 25.

Gifts of Love

I marvel at birds on wing
What springtime will bring
So many things are our reward
Given by our Lord.
- written by boberto

Debtor's Hell

Crafty bankers sell
intangible wares so well,
ringing every bell
while sending souls to earthly hell.
- written by fairydancer

Contest Winner


I saw a bumper sticker about rescue animals. It simply said "who rescued who?" This is exactly the way I feel about my cat. Since Gwen's been gone Maybel has spent many an evening "counseling" me.
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