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whispers of spring lilacs in the misty morning their sweet perfume fills the air cut blooms in vases Came across a new poetry form earlier today, Naani. The form is Telagu (India), 4 lines, between 20-24 syllables in total and is often about human relations or current statements (events? ... this part wasn't clear). This poem was inspired in part by a friend (first two lines), Christine Amaryllis Haskell...without her, the poem might not have come together:) Thanks my BFF!

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Date: 6/16/2011 12:03:00 PM
An interesting write...how did you come to know this form Carol?
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Carol Fillmore
Date: 6/16/2011 12:12:00 PM
Hi Kashinath:) I was browsing on some website (sorry forget which one;) and found this form. It looked intriguing so tried one. More challenging than it initially appeared though I really enjoyed the challenge! Thanks for your comment. Carol
Date: 6/4/2011 9:17:00 AM
Indee an interesting form. Perhaps I shall venture out and try something different. Jancarl
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Date: 5/31/2011 8:57:00 AM
this is a very interesting poem. i like the flow it is a sense of peace and quiet to it. i am not too much into form poetry, i just write. Perhaps i should try something to challenge my brain. Thanks for sharing and for reading my work, Jancarl
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Date: 5/31/2011 3:52:00 AM
interestig form carol really got me inspired i might try one today luv*Skat
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