I am poetry…

Hello, I’m poetry
And today i will write myself.
I come from the deepest corners
Of a world that is round.
I reside in the warm hearts
That have only seen winters.
I breathe in metaphors
And alliteration is my heart beat.
I wear ornaments of poetic devices
But my natural raw self is beautiful too.

I speak in the language of emotions
And I’m as much universal
As I’m personal.
I am a traveller, going in
And out of various quills
I talk of past, present and future.
I’m a comrade and an enemy
A home and a war zone.

I’ve been through pages and ages
I have talked of love and lust
Tears and joy.
I make them cry, I make them smile
I am the sunrays
that fall on a sleeping flower,
And the curtain that puts
the world to sleep.
I know of the boundaries
birds feel, And the freedom
humans forget.

I live in today, tomorrow and yesterday
I die in every moment,
only to be born in the next one.
I have courage of a soldier
fighting for peace,
And the finesse of lovers.
My best forms are those
In letters of lovers
Or the sweetness in mother’s voice
And I rage when I become a mirror
To the society, speaking a language
Of it’s own, showing it the scars
it has left on the face of this world.

I’m poetry
And every time a soulful heart
pens me down, Everytime I flow
through one’s quill
I write myself down.



© 2020-21 Muskan Sharma | All rights reserved.

13 Comments Add yours

  1. cypher says:

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  2. Ashish kumar says:

    Wow wow… So well written, Muskan… Brilliantly captured all forms of poetry including its history… Excellent work… This one comes as a masterpiece from your side… 💯👏👍

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    1. Thank you so much for these words of appreciation 💖

      Liked by 1 person

  3. Your poetry made me smile. This is excellent, Muskan. ❤ It reminds me of a quote, “A poet is a liar who only speaks the truth”.

    Liked by 2 people

    1. Wow. This quote is really so true. And thank you for appreciation 😊

      Liked by 1 person

      1. Pleasure is mine! (:

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  4. MousumiSays says:

    Very beautiful and thoughtful one!!

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  5. This poem deserves to go universal, and this poem, comprising prose weaved into poetry prioves that-which Ihavebeen saying, “Poetry isfast becoming more popular than all genres, and here thisyoung and gifted poetess-poetress has thus proven my point.
    “Poetry
    Has Its Own Country.”
    _-Van Prince

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    1. Oh wow. Thank you so much for these words . ❤️🌻

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      1. Your poetry is top notch creative!

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