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Traditional Poetry Forms:

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  bullet   Ballad
  bullet   Cinquain
  bullet   Clerihew
  bullet   Diamante
  bullet   Didactic
  bullet   Epic
  bullet   Epigram
  bullet   Epitaph
  bullet   Etheree
  bullet   Fable
  bullet   Free Verse
  bullet   Ghazal
  bullet   Haiku
  bullet   Katauta
  bullet   Kyrielle
  bullet   Kyrielle Sonnet
  bullet   Lanturne
  bullet   Limerick
  bullet   Minute Poetry
  bullet   Monody
  bullet   Monorhyme
  bullet   Naani
  bullet   Nonet
  bullet   Ode
  bullet   Ottava Rima
  bullet   Palindrome
  bullet   Pantoum
  bullet   Quatern
  bullet   Quatrain
  bullet   Quinzaine
  bullet   Rispetto
  bullet   Rondeau
  bullet   Rondel
  bullet   Rondelet
  bullet   Sedoka
  bullet   Senryu
  bullet   Septolet
  bullet   Sestina
  bullet   Shape Poetry
  bullet   Song
  bullet   Sonnet
  bullet   Tanka
  bullet   Terza Rima
  bullet   Terzanelle
  bullet   Tetractys
  bullet   Tongue Twister
  bullet   Triolet
  bullet   Tyburn
  bullet   Villanelle
 

Naani

Naani is one of Indian's most popular Telugu poems. Naani means an expression of one and all. It consists of 4 lines, the total lines consists of 20 to 25 syllables. The poem is not bounded to a particular subject. Generally it depends upon human relations and current statements. This poetry was introduced by one of the renowned Telugu poets Dr. N.Gopi, presently working as vice-chancellor to Telugu University, Andhra Pradesh.


Example #1:
A dialogue 
When lengthens 
Remain questions
Without answer as criticism.

Copyright  2001 Bollimuntha venkata Ramana Rao

Example #2:
A dream 
As a particle in eyes
Remains as tear
Wounded desire.

Copyright  2001 Bollimuntha venkata Ramana Rao

Example #3:
Obstinacy
Of words with grip
Essence of expression
Looses its density.

Copyright  2001 Bollimuntha venkata Ramana Rao

Example #4:
With a smile
Throws commendation
To an envy
A beautiful praise.

Copyright  2001 Bollimuntha venkata Ramana Rao

Example #5:
Black clouds
In her eyelids
It's time certainly
To drizzle.

Copyright  2001 Bollimuntha venkata Ramana Rao

Example #6:
Nectation of pen
On the white paper 
Lattice
A poem.

Copyright  2001 Bollimuntha venkata Ramana Rao


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