General Poetry posted December 5, 2019


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20-25 syllable poem in 4 lines.

Parents Do Their Best

by tempeste

I recall when I was small;
thought my parents knew
the answers to all.
The truth was a tough wake-up call.


Naani writing prompt entry
Writing Prompt
Write a naani on any subject. A Naani poem has 4 lines. The total number of syllables in the poem are between 20 to 25. While the poem does not have to be about a particular subject it is often about human relations or current statements.

Example

Balancing Act

Life is a tightrope
Sometimes you will fall
But step out in faith
You are only inches off the ground

- written by juliajames

In this example, the Naani poem has 24 syllables. It should have between 20 and 25.


Till I was 6 and 1/2, I believed my parents had the answers and the solutions to everything ...I still can remember how bad it felt to realize that they were not perfect...that they could make mistakes and didn't know everything nor have the solution to every problem.

that's a big deal in any child's life....

I don't remember exactly when I realised that they did try their best to be good parents, though.
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