Poetry

Jazzy Spill

The color of my quill,

changes with the strength of my will.

Sometimes, its strokes are black

because of the heart it lacks

and the darkness it holds,

hidden beneath its multiple folds.

Often, its ink is pure white

because of the innocence it stores inside.

It also paints the canvas blue

because of the tantrum which life threw.

At times, it changes to red,

because of the unhealed scars that bled

or may be the crimson heart

got hit by the cupid’s dart.

It can also bleed yellow

if the lemons turn out a bit mellow.

Today, it is sparkling green

because of the Earth that is clean.

I wonder what it will spill next,

a cliched drama or something a bit grotesque.

I leave it up to you, please guess!

Hi friends! Don’t miss out on the Poetry Month challenge, hosted by our very own blogger-friend, John Reyes of Jar of Poetry. This week was all about the ‘Color of my Quill’. Come, join in! Hope you enjoy the ‘Spill’ from my quill.

20 thoughts on “Jazzy Spill”

  1. I absolutely loved this!!!! It’s so true too – color of the quill or what it writes is often stemming from what’s brewing inside. Too all those colors and versatile writings – we will keep waiting, until next time πŸ™‚

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    1. Thank you, dear Pallavi, I appreciate your kind words very much❀️β™₯οΈπŸ™πŸ˜
      Indeed, our emotions inside affects our writing greatly.
      Cheers xoxo ❀️❀️

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  2. Ahhhh, this is so good and inspiring. I wasn’t going to ever write another poem ;)), but you have got me burning to get at it here! I love it!!! Jazz on, sister in poetry. Keep inspiring, with your beautiful rainbow quill! πŸŒˆπŸ–ŒπŸŽ¨πŸ˜πŸ₯³
    p.s. I love that line about the white… that is unexpected when one thinks of ink. That made me think. β™‘πŸŽ‚

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    1. Oh my god!! Thank you so much, dearest Lia, for such kind words. It means a lot to me especially coming from you. I am truly honoured!πŸ™πŸ™πŸ˜˜πŸ˜Š
      πŸ™‚ so glad that I could make your creative juices flowing and you decided to pen it down. πŸ€—β€πŸ˜πŸ₯°πŸ™
      PS: I love how your mind goes into these places, it is truly remarkable. ❀❀ I didn’t think people will notice it.

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      1. My heart feels super squishy now. πŸ’— Thank you so very very much. But you really did inspire me that is the absolute truth. Also John’s prompt of course, which I admit I had forgotten momentarily till you posted, but which was such a good one. My brain indeed operates in strange associative ways. πŸ˜†πŸ₯°πŸ€—

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        1. So does mine. πŸ˜…πŸ’š very much honoured to have given you the nudge. πŸ™β™₯️😍
          John’s prompts are truly very creative 😍.
          Stay happy friend ❣️

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