Animals- Mindful poetry, 2012

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The paws

lug him towards

asleep me, in myself.

The paws open my corpus.


In a dream if you see a lion, you are a dreaming gypsy.


He licks those paws clean and coils in.

Now I stroll inside him,

in him I build

a fire.



©Áll rights are reserved by Kushal Poddar, 2012 written on Friday 13, 2012


1. Write your conversant according the the instructions found at the link above: Conversant guidelines:

  • A nine-line poem
  • Lines 1-4 increase in syllables 2-4-6-8
  • Lines 6-9 decrease in syllables 8-6-4-2
  • Line 5, the middle line, is an aside, a stage-whispered message directly to the reader–not within the flow of the other lines–that might be ironic or poignant.

1. Today’s prompt: animals

2. Publish so that the date stamped is April 12th with a single-stamp date unless you clarify in the comment section how you edited your piece.

3. Tag with MP2012

4. Publish to Mindful Poetry (and other groups as you wish)



About the Author ()

loves to write and read, dies to have your friendship.Here is my short bio:Kushal Poddar (1977- ) resides in the city of Kolkata, in the state of West Bengal, India. He began writing poems at the age of six in his vernacular Bengali. He begins pr

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