I like melancholy, so I write in the past tense
It's too beautiful. All this beauty can be exhausting.
Name everything for the first time
God owns heaven but He craves the earth.
Photographs objectify: they turn an event or a person into something that can be possessed
Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.
A litmus test of Indian Democracy
The sudden movement of objects
The Beginning of Possibility is not even the beginning
A Poem for your favourite kind of flower
Everyone laughs. Nobody remembers why. We all have tears in our eyes.
Tongues of Light
A World Where News Travelled Slowly
You must love somebody
I'm afraid when I don't know what I'm afraid of
What Color Is The Rain You See?
An ode to the Nose
Buddha in a Metaverse
Trees have no elsewhere
Where do we get our dreams from?
Water has memory
Our eyes bend what they can't see
Children Live in a Parallel Universe
A Conversation with your Clothes
The Day I was Named
An ode to our Vocabulary
NaPoWriMo Guidelines and FAQs
Every day in April, a new poetry prompt will be added to this page.
Anyone can take part in Poems India NaPoWriMo 2022 by writing a poem in response to any of the prompts.
The attempted poem does not have to include the exact wording or phrase of the prompt, but it must be related to the prompt.
Attempts can be submitted using the form below. If you are on Instagram and post your attempt on your public account, you can use the hashtag #poemsindianapowrimo to have your post considered a submission.
Each of the prompts is valid for the next three days. For example, until the end of April 3rd, one can submit their response to the April 1st prompt.