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A Sunny Day ( Sidlak poetry)

Sidlak poetry (sid/lak) is a structured poetry consisting of 5 lines with 3-5-7-9 syllables AND A COLOR. The last line must be a COLOR that describes the whole poem or the feelings of the writer.

I first read Sidlak poetry in Radhika’s page,

https://radhikasreflection.wordpress.com

It is really interesting, I had read about Haiku and Tanka in WordPress and am really enjoying it. This is my first Sidlak.😊

A warm day
The bright sky above
The feel of fresh grass below
A gift the Sun gives to all of us.
Blue and green add warmth to our lives.

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By Lakshmi Bhat

I am a person who believes there is not enough darkness in the world to extinguish the light of a small candle.
We live in a small place in South India. I love reading, blogging, stitching, traveling, photography, listening to people and many other things which make life so very nice and interesting. Blogging is a fun experience, it has brought me into contact with people in different parts of the world and it is good to read about their everyday life. In spite of the differences there is a sameness which is fascinating.
I have learnt and am learning something everyday. I have learnt to write haikus. I enjoy combining the thought and the number of syllables. I have always read books and I was happy to write short fiction. I had thought I would not be able to do so. Stream of Consciousness and photo challenges are fun too.
Yes, there is so much in life that is sad and that hurts us. Many a time I wonder why life is so unfair to so many. We all have problems in life but the problems of many seems unbearable. This makes me feel so helpless. It is not possible to help everyone but we can do our bit, we can do something to help some in whatever way we can. I am doing something in my own way. Twice a week I go to a home for the mentally challenged . This has enriched my life.
There have been many challenges in life and we have faced them with a positive approach. Our grandson and granddaughter have made life so much more richer.

5 replies on “A Sunny Day ( Sidlak poetry)”

Hi! thank you so much! sidlak poetry has 5 lines… yup consisting of 3-5-7-9 syllables and a color…

first line: 3 syllables
second line: 5 syllables
third line: 7 syllables
fourth line: 9 syllables
fifth line: a color

❤ ❤ but i love that you tried this structured poetry. ❤

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