A Piece of Sky

Day-18 NaPoWriMo-2020
Prompt: Life's small pleasures.



A tiny being
Taught a lesson
To a busy mankind
To stop, to breathe
To understand
The ways of nature.



Locked in the house
Search for small pleasures
In the whiff of fragrant flowers
In the smile of a little child
A few moments of family time
In the company of voiceless ones
Life hides many treasures
In the smallest things



I find my joy
In the tiny garden
In the morning
Breathing deeply
In their fragrance
A profusion of myriad hues
Greets me in abundance.



A few days back ago
While sipping my tea
A cuckoo
Tucked among the trees
Filled my heart with such joy
With its sweet voice.


Limitless joy!
















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  1. A tiny being taught us a lesson.... How true!

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    1. Yes, and how powerful it is! It shutdown the whole world. Thank you for reading :)

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  2. A profusion of myriad hues greets me in abundance...this should be a life goal. Lovely poem <3

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    1. Thank you! Thank you! You reading my ramblings makes me happy :)

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    1. Thank you very much, Namratha. Hope you are fine.Stay safe :)

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  4. Congrats on being featured! Well deserved. Your poetry and photos of warm weather and flowers and reminders of what is REALLY important bring joy--especially to us in the Mountain West of the U.S. who are just thawing out from months of snow.

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    1. Leenie, thank you very much for the appreciation. The joys are around us, it is just that we ignore them in our busy schedule . Hope you find your warmth in the coming summers :)

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  5. Thank you for sharing and even including a video of that "sweet voice." Congratulations on being featured today!

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    1. Thank you very much,Jeena for the wishes and for the time to go through my post :)

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  6. Well deserved!! Ah! These little joys of life..❤

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  7. The poem I wrote based on blog titles of fellow participants made it to a NaPoWriMo anthology. Which means you are in there too. Yay! Here's the poem, and in the comments is a link to the anthology: https://unassortedstories.wordpress.com/2020/04/30/a-revived-writer/comment-page-1/#comment-3380

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