Note: This is my first writing after Nirwata – my longest and grandest work so far – concluded and was performed about three weeks ago. I submitted this – experimental, personally, as this is my first – poetry to my creative writing class to be reviewed in the workshop, and I was glad that it was received well. At first, I wrote it as a common poem, continuing from an unfinished draft I had written a few months ago. After several lines, I realized that the spacing and line breaks could make a recognizable shape if I put more effort into it. So, I did, and came up with this form. Enjoy the poem, and tell me if you have an interesting interpretation about it!
if your doubt
will ever cease
to be. Moreover
mine, for truly I
am only a youth
whose words are
shaky as they can
be. It’s impossible
for them to stand tall and stay
guard forever. But, let me utter my oaths
again, countless time if I have to, until your
P. S. This is the first of the three in a series I call “Blade and Chalice”. Stay tuned to see what these poems really form.