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The Story of “Beauty” – My FU Poem

Since it is national poetry month in Canada, I wanted to share some of my favourite poems and the reasons they mean so much to me. "Beauty" is special to me for three reasons. 1- The act of writing The first is for the simple act of writing the poem. It's the first poem I've… Continue reading The Story of “Beauty” – My FU Poem

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Week 4/2018: In Search of a Knight

I am not the girl you rescue, but that doesn't mean I am not looking for someone who can slay dragons. Just in my version, we would slay each others' monsters. © Manivillie Kanagasabapathy  

Acrostic

339/2017: Nephew

A short little acrostic Just to say how I remember, you thought That I would spend the year Hiding behind acrostics. Please, my dear nephew, Remember, I told you Always try something new So you don’t remain stagnant And always keep learning. Do you dare to follow my footsteps? Seeing that it’s your birthday, and… Continue reading 339/2017: Nephew

Free verse

56/2017: Lessons from my Mother (2): Friendship

She taught me to seek, the ones who would hold my past in their heart, and wrap it with laughter, while promising me, with their eyes, that they would remember me in the future, even if I was not there to greet​ it with them. They in turn shared with me the pieces of her… Continue reading 56/2017: Lessons from my Mother (2): Friendship

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52/2017: Greedy

I don't want your days and nights, let the sun and the moon claim them, Instead, I only ask to be the very air in your lungs, living and dying in every moment you exhale. © Manivillie Kanagasabapathy AN: I haven't posted for two days, and it made me consider what I wanted to do… Continue reading 52/2017: Greedy

Free verse

48/2017: Travel Wishes

For every step, you leave in the sand, I hope you carry the breath of the land, in the deepest part of your heart. For every hand, you embrace in warmth, I wish that you feel the vigorous and steady, beat of their heart across your palm. For every smile you give and receive, I… Continue reading 48/2017: Travel Wishes