Commentary and Philosophy Poetry posted February 2, 2019

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A Naani Entry

Just One Kind Word

by June Sargent

Naani Contest Winner 
beneath the scorching sands of life
seeds of hope will blossom 
with the gentle touch
of just one raindrop

Writing Prompt
Write a naani on any subject. 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.

Contest Winner
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