Sunday, August 24, 2014

a micropoem--By Shivapriya Ganapathy--India

a micropoem

clouded by tears,
the night wears
a black moon.

Shivapriya Ganapathy is from Kanchipuram, India. She graduated with a Masters degree in English Language and Literature from Madras Christian College, Chennai, and is now a research scholar at University of Madras. Apart from being a researcher and an avid reader, she is an aspiring poet, constantly learning and experimenting with new forms like micropoetry, black out and erasure. She maintains a personal poetry blog ( and finds writing, therapeutic.


  1. Hello, Shivapriya, your poem is lovely and touches on the sadness one feels at times. Very emotional and sweet. Sheri

  2. Dear Shivapriya,

    It is good to see you already have one lovely comment on your poem. Welcome to Whispers! I hope you enjoy your time spent here. Please let me know if you have any questions. Best wishes with all your writing endeavors.


    1. Thank you so much for letting me be a part of 'Whispers', Karen. I deeply appreciate it.

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    1. Yes, they never seem to lose their sheen. I love them, too.

  4. Nicely written, Shivapriya. I like the feel and style of it. Thanks for sharing and continued blessings!

    -MJ (

  5. Dear Shivapriya,

    You have created a stunning image of the "black moon" and a very moving haiku. Excellent write!

    Best wishes,

  6. Shivapriya, I loved the imagery you painted with words. I enjoyed your well written poem. So glad you have joined us here on Whispers. Your talent is evident.
    Love, Charlene

  7. Thank you so much, friends. Your feedback means a lot to me, and it encourages me to write more. Thank you, Karen, for choosing my poem for 'Whispers'. I am so happy to be a part of 'Whispers'.


  8. Dear Shivapriya,

    This is a very moving micropoem you have said so much in so few words and the image is very clear. Welcome to Whisper's and I hope to read more in the future.

    Sandra Stefanowich

  9. Hi Shivapriya! Namaskar!...your short introductory poem is one that touches my inner feelings. It mirrors your talent. Short poems, when well tackled, are capable of being so very meaningful....just like this one! Hope to read more of your poems in future. // paul