Tag Archives: Writing through April

NaPoWriMo : A Fairy Tale

Jaibala/ April 30, 2014

Not going with the prompt again for the NaPoWriMo. Here is my attempt to write a Fairy Tale.   A FAIRY TALE   Once upon a time, A Princess a girl, As little, as fine, Precious as a pearl.   As loyal, as true, With a heart so pure, She would sometimes rue, Using only that for sure.   Her fairy

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A – Z Challenge: Zindagi Ki Yehi Reet Hain

Jaibala/ April 30, 2014

Finally time for Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz…..Last but not the least……     Song: Zindagi Ki Yehi Reet Hain Movie: Mr. India (Hindi, 1987) Singers: Kishore Kumar Composers:  Laxmikant Pyarelal For Full Lyrics Click here. Z , the last letter of the alphabet. This is where the alphabet ends and so does the challenge. But for me this is the beginning, of life, of so many new

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NaPowriMo : Me

Jaibala/ April 29, 2014

Today for the NaPowriMo, not following the prompt. Was totally inspired to write something else.   ME Somebody’s someone,that’s my introduction, Why cant I just be Me and be done, Yes I do Love, Respect and Honour every relation, But why does only that, define who I am to be? Another relation, another responsibility, Looking at me, is that all you see?

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A – Z Challenge: You Raise Me Up

Jaibala/ April 29, 2014

Yahooooooooooo almost there…..     Song: You Raise Me Up Band: Westlife Album: Face To Face (2005) For full lyrics Click Here. There are so many versions and covers of this song, and I love it in all its versions. The magic of the song never fades. The person, who accepts you for who you are as you are, and takes your good and

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A – Z Challenge: Xanadu

Jaibala/ April 28, 2014

X is just X     Song : Xanadu Artist: Olivia Newton John Album : From the Film Soundtrack of Xanadu (1978) For the complete Lyrics Click Here. What this song represents is the lover of fantasy and fairy tale in all of us. We all have this imaginary place, this fantastical place that we want to go to, it

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NaPoWriMo : My Way

Jaibala/ April 28, 2014

The prompt for the NaPoWriMo today was, “And now for our prompt! Our early-bird prompt this year (on March 31) was an ekphrastic poem. This is something similar — a poem written from a photograph. There are four below, one of which I hope will catch your fancy. But if you’ve a particular photo in mind that you’d like to

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NaPoWriMo : Missed You Dear!!!!!

Jaibala/ April 27, 2014

Today’s Prompt for the NaPoWriMo was, “Today’s prompt comes to us from Vince Gotera, who wrote his “family member” poem for Day 20 in the form of a curtal sonnet. As Vince explains, the curtal sonnet is shorter than the normal, fourteen line sonnet. Instead it has a first stanza of six lines, followed by a second stanza of four, and

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NaPoWriMo : Why?

Jaibala/ April 26, 2014

The prompt for the NaPoWriMo today was, ” And now for our (optional) prompt. Anaphora is a literary term for the practice of repeating certain words or phrases at the beginning of multiple clauses or, in the case of a poem, multiple lines. The phrase “A time to,” as used in the third Chapter of Ecclesiastes, is a good example of anaphora. But

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A – Z Challenge: Will You be There

Jaibala/ April 26, 2014

For all the Wizards and Witches     Song: will You Be There Artist: Michael Jackson Album: Dangerous , Theme From Free Willy (1991) For full lyrics Click Here. Do I have to say much about this song. I was 9 years old when I saw this film, and heard this song for the first time. This song still resonates

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