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I decided to try my hand at a new form of poetry (for me that is). It is called a Naani. It is four lines with a total syllable count of between 20 and 25. I thought it was pretty fun to do.

Medically retired from the Army with a diagnosis of paranoid schizophrenia, I have travelled across the country until finally settling down in the mountains of NC. I have been seperated from my wife since 1996 and have become the best of friends ever since. I have written four books and hope to write 1/year from now on.

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  • Bobby Dar
    Bobby Darover 3 years ago

    So nice words

  • Many thanks Bobby.

    – JRGarland

  • Corri Gryting Gutzman
    Corri Gryting ...over 3 years ago

    Cool! Sounds great!
    Is there any restriction on the number of syllables per line?

  • Many thanks Corri. The only restrictions are the four lines and between 20 and 25 syllables overall.

    – JRGarland

  • shootback
    shootbackover 3 years ago

    Awesome writing, JRG!!

  • Many thanks Todd.

    – JRGarland

  • Kristin Reynolds
    Kristin Reynoldsover 3 years ago

    ooooolala! I feel your heart JR! lovely powerful red!

  • Many thanks K. It’s a neat style.

    – JRGarland

  • coppertrees
    coppertreesover 3 years ago

    Wonderful try, really love your words

  • Many thanks Vickie.

    – JRGarland

  • LisaMM
    LisaMMover 3 years ago

    Beautiful write JR. Loved this Naani.

  • Many thanks Lisa. I love it too.

    – JRGarland

  • betweenourself
    betweenourselfover 3 years ago

    did i count that right? ha, no worries.
    good look on the expansions of experiment.

  • LOL Many thanks betweenyourself.

    – JRGarland

  • sandra .
    sandra .over 3 years ago

    You have done well, a lovely message
    sandra x

  • Many thanks Sandra.

    – JRGarland

  • HamperRefuser
    HamperRefuserover 3 years ago

    Great words

  • Many thanks HR.

    – JRGarland

  • Rhinovangogh
    Rhinovangoghover 3 years ago

    I really like this. Interesting style too.

  • Many thanks J. It’s a fun style.

    – JRGarland

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