A huge green tree with few leafless branches
Photo by David Vig on Unsplash

The mighty tree grieves
For its fallen leaves
Tossed away fresh greens
And the branch still weeps

A deadly wind blows
Who’s next, no one knows
While brave hearts struggle
Everyone’s hassled

Greeting with sad eyes
Masks instead of smiles
Gasping for some air
Only a few care

Keep distance, take care
Don’t breathe the foul air
Let’s do online meets
Until the air heals

All the nations grieve
And families weep
Let’s say a prayer
To end this nightmare

© Huma Masood, 2021

Photo by Gabriel on Unsplash

Evades me
Won’t sleep
Alexa, play some music
Nature sounds
Until I

© Huma Masood, 2021

  • The poetic form, Punnett, is based on the ratios in a Punnett Square.
  • The poem must be about a biological topic, with the first line being a
    part of or offspring of the last line.
  • The form has nine lines, with a word count of 1/2/1/2/4/2/1/2/1.
  • There is no rhyming structure.

Source of form rules

Black blue sky with shining stars looking silverish and moon
Image from Canva Pro

when sun goes away
silverish sky welcomes the moon
nightly rendevous

© Huma Masood, 2021

Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash

shiny red apple
lying inside the waste bin
only twice bitten

is it someone’s lunch
extra rice dumped in a bin
wasted food, a sin

© Huma Masood, 2021

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Begin your day with positivity

Huma Masood

|Author: She and other poems| Former brand consultant & MR | www.silkenscribblings.com | www.instagram.com/humawrites | www.facebook.com/humamasoodwrites |

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