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Sunday, November 21, 2010

POETRY POTLUCK - Magic & Miracles, Wonder & Wizardry

It's M-M-M-M-Monday!!! Time for P-P-P-Poetry P-P-P-Potluck!!!!


Hello and WELCOME back to yet another magical week of Poetry Potluck!!!

We (Amanda and Kavita) are as pleased as ever to welcome you here... This week, let us flick our wands, cast a few spells and alight into a beautiful world of  Magic & Miracles, Wonder & Wizardry... poooooff!!

Register yourself (with your name and the link to your potluck entry) using InLinkz below, and leave a comment with a pointer to your post! It would be great if you could link back to us on your blog!!! Once you are done with this, visit other participants (at least 6), read their entries, comment, AND ENJOY!!!   Of course, you can always submit any poem of your choice as well...

Remember: Every week, InLinkz will be up on Sunday, at 8pm (CST), and will stay open till Wednesday, 8am (CST). So you will have 60 hours to share your poem with us...COOL huh?!! Also, if you aren't new to Poetry Potluck, please note that we may not send you weekly reminders. So, it would be awesome if you could add us to your Blogroll or Favorites, so that you can stay updated with the happenings on our site!! :))

Flash Forward!! After an enchanting week, we thought of going natural!!! So the theme for next week will be "Nature: Plants, Creatures and the Cosmos"!!! You will have a week to prepare your poem on this theme.. :) And if you are unable to submit a poem fitting the theme, relax... Send in an older poem you would love to share with us...

And now, LET'S GET STARTED with this week's potluck!!!! Enjoy the VIDEO here and let unleash the magical creative spirits!!! Thanks for joining in and supporting your fellow poets here at OUR favorite Poetry Potluck!!!


video

In the blink of an eye

This life, a lucid trance
With charms of night and day
Potions of love and chance
Leaving nothing more to say

Glimpse of a shooting star
Brings dreams back to form
Wiping away the scar
Making you snug and warm

The fancy wishing well
Is closer than you think
Enchantment and a spell
Are yours in just a wink

Stop searching for the wand
No wizard you will find
Don't you look beyond
Cuz magic's in your mind

By yours truly (Kavita)!! :-)


53 comments:

David Waters said...

brilliant poem by Kavita:)

RiikaInfinityy said...

Here I am! =D

The Potion - Time to get ingredient for a wonderful potion, wild things are right ahead!

The Witch's Eyes - Being the strongest doesn't means anything, to be blinded is a blessing in disguise too...

Seraphine Maria Granado - A personal creation that driven into darkness, will you pay a price to see your future or sing me a lullaby instead?

Happy Poetry Potluck!=D

Jingle said...

Stop searching for the wand
No wizard you will find
Don't you look beyond
Cuz magic's in your mind
....

brilliant words, Kavita,
love your poem,
you are a GENUINE princess,
a real magician in poetry and everything....

what a GRAND opening.
way to go!

Jingle Poetry said...

Wow, magic, miracles, wonder and wizardry, love this theme...

Looking forward to SEE and EXPERIENCING true magics among FELLOW poets in our community...

Happy Potluck, EVERYONE!
Welcome Back, POETIC FRIENDS!

xxx

Heather Grace Stewart said...

Magical words Kavita.
My poem isn't about magic in general
as much as believing in the magic inside yourself. ;)

http://heathergracestewart.com/2010/11/20/carry-on-dancing/

Looking forward to reading all your potluck poems!
Heather

lukepraterswordsalad said...

Nice poem Kavita. OK I had a week off last week but hope to be able to give it some this week!

http://lukepraterswordsalad.wordpress.com/2010/11/10/epithet/

http://lukepraterswordsalad.wordpress.com/2010/05/28/160/

http://lukepraterswordsalad.wordpress.com/2010/05/16/alice/

Look forward to visiting you...

Kavita said...

@David: Awww... thank youuu ... (blinking and blushing)

@Riika: We can always expect the WOW stuff from you, girl!! Woohooo!!!

@Jingle: heheheh.. thank you, girlie... Me? A magician?? Wowwiieess.. me likes it!! :)

@Heather: I like where you are headed with that one, girl!! Awesome!! :)

@Luke: Thank you, Lukey... And we are ALL SET to read your awesomeness this week too!! :)

It's great to have you and your much needed support here, all ya lovely people!!!

Harry Pottering!!
oops.. I mean HAPPY POTLUCKING!!!!!

Love and Best Wishes,
Kavita
xoxoox

JamieDedes said...

Fab poem for the kick-off, Kavita. Thank you. Lots of fun and the last stanza is wisdom in a nutshell. Love it!

The closest mine comes to theme is the mention of garden fairies. Had something on my mind and had to put it out there....
http://musingbymoonlight.com/2010/11/21/the-moon-and-the-stars-are-free/

Happy Potluck 11 everyone. Thanks to Amanda, Kavita, and Ji ... It's all good and so are you guys. Hugs!

June_Butterfly said...

First time I'm gonna link a poem written specifically for Jingle poetry potluck!Truly love this week's theme.

Magic is in the air!

Love your poem,Kavita!
*The fancy wishing well
Is closer than you think
Enchantment and a spell
Is yours in just a wink*

LOVELY!!!

Kavita said...

@Jamie: Yaayyyy... Thanks a ton, J!!!
And did you just Garden Fairies?? That's superb!! And perfect!!

@June: How sweet of you to write on the theme, girl... yaaayyy!! Can't wait to read this one!! And thank you so much for your kind words on my poem up there..

Lyn said...

Very nice poem and great inspiration in the realm of magic!

Victoria said...

Kavita, this is so inspiring and it's right on target. The magic is within us!

Thanks to you and Amanda for hosting and Jingle for making it happen.

marousia said...

Some beautiful work here

abthomas said...

Totally grooved on the flow of your prose, Kavita, an excellent read

LeiffyV said...

Another great week here, I have to admit. There are some wonderful offerings and if it weren't for the fact I was lagging hard because of a virus scan, I would be sitting here all night reading!

pandaheroes said...

Kavita, the poem was..well... magical!

Hope I don't scare anyone off with the size of my entry.

Happy Potluck everyone!

keats and me said...

i chose to post a poem on a slight different topic but i guess it too is somehow related to the topic as for me the beauty of the person shown in the poem is magical an leaves one spellbound..

Ramesh Sood said...

Ah, each poem Flows
from heart, spontaneously
Miracle indeed..

fiveloaf said...

one for the potluck.. enjoy!
http://fiveloaf.wordpress.com/2010/02/24/twisted-thoughts/

ljm (Amias and Liquidplastic) said...

Very good poem . .. enjoyed the read, as I too believe that magic is in the mind.

Krislin Neo, Ting (Syracuse Pike) said...

A magical poem filled with wonders and miracles in life..
I like the 2 and last part of this poem.. Magic is in fact in our mind and yes, those scars, wiping them away for warmth..
This is a soft and gentle poem, reaching deep of my mind..
Alright, I have submitted mine A Beautiful Lady with he Loving Boy at http://www.intinglligent.com/2010/09/beautiful-lady-with-her-loving-boy.html expressing something close to what you had written..
What a beautiful theme for this week.. A magical week filled with miracles and wonders.. :) *HUG*

Rashmi said...

Beautiful poem Kavita...

I have just linked mine ...
Happy Potluck all......

June_Butterfly said...

Jingle,am really sorry to use this comment form for personal reason.I just want to relay something to ljm.

Dear ljm,I have been trying to go to your blog since last week but can't seem to.Have tried lots of time but my computer just froze.I hope I can know what's wrong so I can finally see your blog!

Real sorry for messaging you here but I didn't have any option!

Thanks,Jingle!And my deepest gratitude!

kaykuala said...

Kavita Ma'am,
Musings and Magic. A great piece of poetry. Keep it going!

Eaton Bennett said...

Kavita, it's all waiting to be tapped into...we are truly, wonderfully made. And we only use such a tiny part of our brain. Great poetry. :))

Happy Potluck & Happy Thanksgiving to all!

Eaton

Lyn said...

Hi Jingle-
Thanks for transferring my name from #21 to # 36...the only problem I see is that my name is spelled incorrectly and so folks who know me as LYN may not choose the #36 spelling...just one of those things, I guess!!

The Reason You Come said...

I wasn't going to join this week because magic's not my thing. But I was able to submit something about magic, though I don't think it's the Harry Potter kind of magic. Heh.

I like Kavita's poem! :)

Here's my entry:
http://wp.me/p5sue-C0

Mary said...

Lovely poem!

The one I linked is one I did previously, before blogging, but it sort of fits the category. As always, thanks for the forum!

Jingle Poetry said...

Welcome, everyone,
Thanks 4 Playing....

Lyn, I corrected your name, SORRY for messing up your name.

We will work hard to your satisfaction.
Let me know if there is anything else need to pay attention to here.
cheers.

you rock!

Jingle Poetry said...

June Butterfly,

No problem,
at times I myself do have issues accessing to certain blogs.

You might try to clear your browse history by clicking on TOOLS, go down and pick clear browse history...

a few days ago, my computer was frozen all the time, then after I restart my computer, and clear my history, everything goes smoothly and faster....

Best wishes.
I am of NO expert. the reason may be something else.

Anonymous said...

What a lovely poem! just enchanting like a beautiful spell :)

trisha
mydomainpvt.wordpress.com

itslovelyannie.com said...

The dreams of a child wished upon that first star...

I've linked in!

I have a lot of busy work to do today and then this evening I hope to relax and read

Enjoy the miracle of the moment!

words4afriend said...

Very nice poem, really like the last part the mind will always conjure up some powerful magic

shewriting said...

I love your poem Kavita...thanks for sharing. I linked in one I wrote back in August, but I made revisions to it for this week's Potluck. Hope you enjoy.

hedgewitch said...

A little late, but this time I made it to the potluck. I thought of this poem when I took the accompanying photo, but it took a prompt from Jingle to hatch my new dragon. ;)

Look forward to reading all the entries I can--though with 90 ahead of me, it may take awhile.

Jingle Poetry said...

Hello, Poets/Friends:

It is only Monday, we are OPEN until Wednesday Morning,
Thus please feel free to come in and read others..

I will READ YOU within next 24 hours for SURE...

Happy Potluck!
your Poetry Rocks!
Keep Coming!
I Love Them All!
xoxox

lynnaima said...

I have read more than 6 new ones I believe as well. I will try to read more of the submissions tomorrow. Happy Potluck, thanks Kavita et al :)

Hope said...

magic is in the mind! indeed it is!
wonderfully written poem. a very enjoyable read
thank you

and thank you Jingle for your visits to my blog and your invite to join you today.

Happy Potluck!

deadpoet88 said...

Wonderful poem Kavita! Really enjoyed it!

I've linked in a Poem (very short one) and a short story (well kind of short) I wrote. Do check out the story especially, as it is a first time for me to put up a story and I really really want feedback.

thanks

ina said...

http://inaweblogisback.wordpress.com/2010/11/13/old-oak/ is it okay to put in an entry for the potluck here?

Kavita, very good poem!

poemblaze said...

Fun poem. Thanks for hosting Poetry Jingle.

R.S. Mallari (SpK) said...

There is no greater magic than LOVE. It can make you live or die, cry and laugh. So potent that none of the mortals can comprehend its power.

Enjoy reading my contribution

"Beast no More"

Fyodor Lewis said...

I look forward to reading a bunch of your poems. Keep it up Jingle community.

http://fyodorlewis.blogspot.com/2010/11/in-them-in-one.html

Jingle Poetry said...

http://jingleyanqiu.wordpress.com/2010/11/23/happy-thanksgiving-awardstreats-4-you/

Dear poets,

there are special awards/treats for all of you who have submitted poetry this week,

Happy Turkey Day...
You rock!
Thanks for the sweet support.
xxx

Jingle Poetry said...

Welcome, Fyodor, R. S. Mallari,, Poemblaze, and Ina, Deadpoet, Hope..

your guys are awesome...
have fun!
keep encouraging us...
xxx

ladynimue said...

Am linked :) A simple post some what related to magic !

FireandIce said...

Hey Jingle;
My laptop is slightly corrupt as of late, haha, so I'm not sure if I linked in or not. Can you check?
Thanks,
~FIREANDICE

Tanzim said...

well here my poem link

http://tanznb.wordpress.com/2010/07/07/from-hills-to-the-sea/

Derrick said...

This is my first link to Poetry Potluck although I have bumped into a few of you elsewhere! Forgive me if I don't manage to visit the preceding 143 entries!

Tootsie said...

Thanks for adding me to this list!!!

Here is a link to one of my poems! Enjoy :)

http://tootsiespoetry.wordpress.com/2010/11/16/163/

ljm (Amias and Liquidplastic) said...

I thank you who took the time to read me ... My eyes are giving me a little trouble, and I didn't read as many this week as I read last week. But I intend to read more this weekend. I had a really rough holiday ... and I can't begin to tell you how tired this old woman is.

Have a nice weekend.

industrialarts said...

Jingle:

Here is my entry...

http://industrialarts.wordpress.com/2010/12/07/poetry-pot-luck-my-entry/

tasithoughts said...

Kavita,

Love this poem. It was brilliantly crafted.


JP

http://tasithoughts.wordpress.com/2010/12/20/fairy-dust-and-elven-song/