The Last Flower of Spring

Delhi Poetry Slam brings to its readers bold and original poetry written by talented young poets from all over the country. Every week our team carefully selects new poems that will leave you breathless, and wanting for more . Here you can read the most trending poetry from all over India. Enjoy!

LONELY BY THE CANVAS

LONELY BY THE CANVAS

By-Nidhi Ahuja

 I brushed a stroke of orange on a clean coral canvas

and waited not too long to see its meaning fade....

NIGHT WITH THEM

NIGHT WITH THEM

By-Stuti Garg

 Each night as it strikes ten

The destructive thoughts ring the bell...

CAGED

CAGED

By-Aditi Choudhury

 Tears screeching loud in silence

Silence that surrounds as if stolen from graveyards...

एक चिड़िया थी छोटी सी

एक चिड़िया थी छोटी सी

By-ज्योति जेठानी

 एक चिड़िया थी छोटी सी

गुमसुम सी… खामोश सी…

BROKEN STAR

BROKEN STAR

By-Aiman Asad

 Didn't you had a reputation to maintain?

How to be perfect you were trying yourself to train...

LONELINESS

LONELINESS

By-Drizzela D’Souza

 Break the ten letter word

She uttered with pink cheeks...

MASTERPIECE

MASTERPIECE

By-Sakshi Jain

 The boy next door was crimson

The boy on the first bench from class, teal....

AKELAPAN: BHATA HAI MUJHE

AKELAPAN: BHATA HAI MUJHE

By-Vidhi Singh

 Akelapan bhata hai mujhe ab

Logo ka kehna hai logo se milo...

UNVEIL

UNVEIL

By-Iram Zuber

 She loved him like how the night loves the dark sky,

Like how loneliness​ loves the heartache...

IS IT THE WORLD OR IS IT I?

IS IT THE WORLD OR IS IT I?

By-Srilakshmi U Sirumath

 Every breath you muster courage

to draw in, is but another anxious thought...

 

THIS TOO SHALL PASS

THIS TOO SHALL PASS

By-Lalfakawmi Lalfakawmi

 And so the rain keeps pouring

as you drench yourself....

OF LIFE! WHY ME?

OF LIFE! WHY ME?

By-Tamalika Banerjee

 Oh life! Why me?

In between screams & tears....

UNLOVED

UNLOVED

By-Dimple Gupta

 sometimes I feel I'm not enough

that this body and soul put together...

LIFE OF MY LIFE

LIFE OF MY LIFE

By-Tulza Kakde

 With the fluttering of my wings,

I want to shatter the bars of this cage.

WHY CAN’T I BE HUMAN TOO?

WHY CAN’T I BE HUMAN TOO?

By-Anupriya Palni

My bony fingers skim through the list of names,

The people that I kiss fall asleep and lay....

A GIRL LOST

A GIRL LOST

By-Aditi Dhar Choudhury

 A young girl, all of sixteen,

Huddled up in a corner...

LONELINESS

LONELINESS

By-Tamanna Bangthai

 I sat among the clouds, hoping for a glance of you

Wondering if the height would suffice this time...

MY CYCLE

MY CYCLE

By-Simran Basra

 I cry,

then I smile....

RAPE BY THE LONELINESS

RAPE BY THE LONELINESS

By-Pallavi Priyamvada

 Hands of a lover,

hits of a husband.

MELLOW

MELLOW

By-Shristi Pandey

 People may say spring is here

Everything is upstaged with fragrance too...

WAITING FOR YOU

WAITING FOR YOU

By-Shailey Kadam

 

On the hospital bed...

I have been tossing and turning my head.

DESPODENCY

DESPODENCY

By-Suchismita Ghoshal

 The dark room beckons me,

filled with a icy street of frozen blood....

SOLITAIR

SOLITAIR

By-Ahladita L

 Dark walls keep pushing

Her soul to the depths...

UNATTENDED

UNATTENDED

By-Deepika M

 You turn off the lights, to call it a day, as you prepare to sleep,

your mind flickers to a certain incident that happened earlier in the day...

LONELINESS

LONELINESS

By-Namratha Sharma

 It knocks on my door

Every night and day...

A WOMAN, FREE AS WILDFIRE

A WOMAN, FREE AS WILDFIRE

By-Radhika R

 today

when you stand

in front of the mirror...

SOLITUDE

SOLITUDE

By-Nirali Bandaru

 I plead, I plead, day and night,

to free me from thoughts, grey yet right.

CATCH ME AS I FALL

CATCH ME AS I FALL

By-Kritika Naithani

 A bus stop,  heavy rains 
A couple stumbles in, drunk in love or on something else. 

HEART FELT

HEART FELT

By-Rahul Gupta

 I may be emotional and prone to getting attached a little too easily but I am not weak.

LOST, MY BUNDLE OF JOY

LOST, MY BUNDLE OF JOY

By-Ayushi Jain

 At age 10

I wandered, I ran out...

CACTI IN CONVERSATION

CACTI IN CONVERSATION

By-Karmishtha Krishna

 I clasp the ceiling and stare;

Stare back at those fearful eyes...

AB TO CHAL MERE SAATH ZINDAGI

AB TO CHAL MERE SAATH ZINDAGI

By-Mansi Goyal

 Ab chal mere saath zindagi

Poori kar teri ye kami...

SOLITUDE

SOLITUDE

By-Sharon Leo

 Nothing compares to the void

You left behind in your wake.

LONELINESS WITHIN ME

LONELINESS WITHIN ME

By-Tanushree Rath

 The haunting memories

The exhausting summer heat...

STOP BY AND LOOK BACK

STOP BY AND LOOK BACK

By-Sarron Mohapatra

 We realize when it’s late

In our life to enjoy a Date!

LOVING YOURSELF

LOVING YOURSELF

By-Sayanti Das

She walked the streets of loneliness like a thirsty bird,

Imagining the happiness to unfold and her thoughts to be heard.

THE HOUSE OF DROWNING TREE

THE HOUSE OF DROWNING TREE

By-Nitya Kumar

 It begins with the site of a shivering pianist on a broken piano

A poet lost in the realm of sorrow...

LONELY

LONELY

By-Ishita Banerjee

 The world keeps editing me

Saying I can’t fit in...

COFFEE

COFFEE

By- Monjima Ghosh

 I wake up from dreams of you,

Only to find myself looking for someone who isn't here anymore..

THE DELUSION IS ME

THE DELUSION IS ME

By-Ayushi Mona

 The worst pangs of loneliness

Felt in a crowd...

ERODED ABANDONMENT

ERODED ABANDONMENT

By-Nilakshi Garg

 Quite a long time to display,

Slashing my wounds, and covering my annihilation...

THE NEON LIGHTS

THE NEON LIGHTS

By-Kaushani Banerjee

 Another day you get to stay

for a while, let the silence prevail...

एकाकीपन

एकाकीपन

By-Preeti Chandravanshi

  कुछ टूटा था जो जुड़ा नहीं उससे,

कुछ बिखरा था जो समेटा नहीं उसने...

LONE ALONE

LONE ALONE

By-Jovita Kaur Aroraa

 Lone alone I stand in a crowd

Known by a lot but missing one...

CHAOS OF HEARTBREAKS

CHAOS OF HEARTBREAKS

By-Debadrita Ghosh

 That day,

I had closed the windows of my room...

LONELINESS

LONELINESS

By-Kritika Mittal

 Heart on fire

Everyone here is a liar...

QUERY

QUERY

By-Bhavya Achen

 Just as the nights got darker,

Her eyelids got heavier!

STRANGER

STRANGER

By-Sudharma Dwadasi

 It's become a routine now, waking up next to a new face every now and then.

ALONE

ALONE

By-Linnet Chahal

 Why I can't find someone by my side

When I feel like expressing myself...

LONELINESS IS CROWDED

LONELINESS IS CROWDED

By-Raina Mahapatra

 The say,

Suffer alone

Shut the door and draw the blinds....

FEELING HOMESICK AT MY OWN HOME

FEELING HOMESICK AT MY OWN HOME

By-Soumya Nair

 I start feeling terribly homesick, I look around and I realise I am at my own home.

THE LONELY NIGHT

THE LONELY NIGHT

By-Ayan Sharma

 The lonely night

turns sombre..

BETRARAL

BETRARAL

By-Meghna Mukherjee

 quite a travail it was

to keep my orbs wide..

THE LONELY WOLF

THE LONELY WOLF

By-Samhita Vallamreddy

 The night was damp and cold,

But one of twinkling stars and a full Moon.

LONELINESS

LONELINESS

By-Riyansha Shahare

 Thoughts spinning around my head, where should I go?

GHOST

GHOST

By-Sumira Grover

 I stand alone at the edge

A barrier-

Invisible to you...

LONELINESS

LONELINESS

By-Sunu Limboo

 There I lied mournful on my bed,

weeping and blaming for the ones I've met.

FIVE THOUGHTS

FIVE THOUGHTS

By-Navdha Bhardwaj

 One. I snuggle into a fearsome bed and hit my elbow.

It bleeds. I whistle.

A CHILD KNOWS WHAT LONELINESS IS

A CHILD KNOWS WHAT LONELINESS IS

By-Ferica Sari

 It was a hit and run he said,

But my father didn't intend to.

WHO

WHO

By-Riddhima Sadhu

 Thirty three years Alexander lived

Shakespeare wrote his tragedies..

EMPTY ROOMS

EMPTY ROOMS

By-Tamanna Bhatt

 Never been felt so much distress

In your company now I am scared..

PACIFIER OF THE LONELY

PACIFIER OF THE LONELY

By-Romit Srivastava

 I won't add any more colors in your already blue life.

I won't bring a ray of hope in your lightless time.

WORTHY

WORTHY

By-Tanish Bafna

 I look back,

Wishing for familiarity,

Wishing for belongingness...

STAND BY ME, ME

STAND BY ME, ME

By-Ruhi Jain

When words short fall,

When there's no one to pick me up when I fall,

AS THE DAYS PASS BY

AS THE DAYS PASS BY

By-Manya Singh

 The days pass by

But she doesn’t seem to notice..

ALOOFED

ALOOFED

By-Hina Firdose

 As she sat, introspecting, by the riverside;

About the times, to herself she lied.

RED RIVER

RED RIVER

By-Aakanksha Jha

 There’s a red river that flows just behind the back gate of the last phase of the dilapidated colony...

LONELY THOUGHTS

LONELY THOUGHTS

By-Prabhnoor Kaur

 Sitting on the shore fathoming the sun setting in its abyss...

MULTICOLOURED

MULTICOLOURED

By-Medha Arora

 The world was sirens and fireworks and madness

And people and people and people...

ANXIETY

ANXIETY

 By-Annu Teli

Anxiety, makes you internally weak, 
even though you’re physically fit...

A TALE OF WOE

A TALE OF WOE

By-Aleena Jomon

 Once I saw a maiden fair,

Standing by the shore..

BLAZED NARRATIVES

BLAZED NARRATIVES

By-Angelaa Kaur

 Dear loneliness

 To begin with, I am sorry because

 I lied, you are not dear to me....

LONELINESS

LONELINESS

By-Muskaan Duneja

 Glory for one and pain for another,

However for her, it hit like a meteor-

ALOOFNESS

ALOOFNESS

By-Amoolya Tripathi

 She wanted to flip the page where their story ended.

But something stopped her everytime....

CAN YOU SHOW ME HOW TO LIVE?

CAN YOU SHOW ME HOW TO LIVE?

By-Gyapti Jain

 It's like a cage and I keep flapping my wings

They are broken of trying..

A STARRY SKY

A STARRY SKY

By-Arushi Joshi

 I looked up at the sky, a dark space,

Freckled were many stars, on it's bare face...

A DEFENCE

A DEFENCE

By-Athira Unni

 I've known people

who are so scared

to be alone...

THE END OF THE WORLD

THE END OF THE WORLD

By-Srujita M

 It’s harsh when you feel you don’t belong.

When those promises whispered of everlasting life....

WHY

WHY

By-Bhavya Gupta

 A room full of people.

Bodies moving, people shouting.

THREE A.M.

THREE A.M.

By-Aastha Saurabh

 3 a.m.

Its three in the morning, I’m out the door..

MAYBE IT’S ALL IN YOUR MIND

MAYBE IT’S ALL IN YOUR MIND

By-Josphin George

 The chaos you are hearing

Surrounding you like a wormhole..

I WALK ALONE

I WALK ALONE

By-Samiksha Ransom

 Walk into the land of the unknown,

There isn't a hand to hold...

FADED

FADED

By-Devisha Tayal

 Sitting by the window, watching the birds fly

My thoughts are unfamiliar, they aren’t mine.

MEDITATE INTO CHAOS

MEDITATE INTO CHAOS

By-Aashna Nagpal

 Put yourself in that sharp piece of the mirror and attempt a smile.

Calm your face entwined with the evening- desperate for a closure.

SCARRED

SCARRED

By-Priyanka Bharati

Even today, she shivers every night before her sleep

she smiles a lot but beyond it, no one sees her weep..

SOUNDPROOF

SOUNDPROOF

By-Aarush Deora

 Oh solemn singer

How I hate a soundproof room...

MUTTERSEELENALLEIN

MUTTERSEELENALLEIN

By-Nimisha Tomar

 Far away from this world of chaos,

Where the sky meets the ocean...

FIGHT

FIGHT

By-Subhiksha V S

 I could smell it, the smell of my burning soul, a raging inferno within...

BROKEN

BROKEN

By-Tanvi Nagar

 I’m shrouded with the veils of solitude and blackness....

WIDOW’S WORDS

WIDOW’S WORDS

By-Muskan Atar

 I wish

droplets on the adaxial of a leaf...

INVISIBLE

INVISIBLE

By-Sri Sai Mohana Godavarthy

 How strange it feels

To suddenly be invisible..

LORN

LORN

By-Janhavi Thorat

 A grim ding dong, the mornings sing a song,

A song so heavy- not a trace of glee.

I’VE TASTED LONELINESS

I’VE TASTED LONELINESS

By-Avani Purty

  I’ve tasted loneliness on my lips

Often when I cry myself to sleep at night...

UNANSWERED

UNANSWERED

By-Tanishka Sidhwani

 To the first thought of him up in the morning,

To the smile when I think of him...

INVISIBLE TEARS

INVISIBLE TEARS

By-Fardeen Rafique

 She was like the morning sun.

She laughed, she played.

THOUGHTS

THOUGHTS

By-Sakshi

 I still remember when I met you that night

You told me you love me but that was a lie..

IF IT IS MY PAIN

IF IT IS MY PAIN

y-Dhriti Kansara

 It is not a conception

Nor a deception

YELLOW ROSE

YELLOW ROSE

By-Kunal Gupta

 The world and I are both alive

At same time and at no time..

PLUTO

PLUTO

By-Bhavna Chaudhary

 S'mores in flames of hell

dancing to the taps of rage..

LINE OF THOUGHTS

LINE OF THOUGHTS

By-Shreya Sarkar

 My mind is trapped within these four walls,

A space with stories I admire, but I'm afraid to call mine.

THE AUTUMN OF MY LIFE WITHOUT YOU

THE AUTUMN OF MY LIFE WITHOUT YOU

By-Prongs

 The radio plays nostalgia

As I sit in the toasty yellow cab

SEARCH OF A PLACE BETTER THAN EMPTINESS

SEARCH OF A PLACE BETTER THAN EMPTINESS

By- Tanishi Jaiswal

  Loneliness is a feeling difficult to express,

Others may thing that your life is a mess and full of stress

THE SOLITUDE IN MY LONELINESS

THE SOLITUDE IN MY LONELINESS

By-Kavya Venkateshwaran

 They say I'm lonely but I'm not.

I'm surrounded by four friends, all that I've got.

ALONE

ALONE

By- Naina Tyagi

 I'm all alone,

Sitting on a window...

SURRENDER TO GOD

SURRENDER TO GOD

By-Gautami Bhisikar

 Dear God, I wish to surrender to You,

I watch around when..

A COMPLETE VOID

A COMPLETE VOID

By-Yamini Dhupar

 I miss the days when we were complete

Complete as a family, tightly sewn together

SEASONS OF LONESOMENESS

SEASONS OF LONESOMENESS

By-Nani Pipi

The flowers are blooming

But still I sit here glooming

LONE

LONE

By- Sudipti Saha

 

Lonesome hearts find their

Souls..

FOR THAT DAY, SOME DAY

FOR THAT DAY, SOME DAY

By- Hanan Raqayya

You said yesterday,

like a whippoorwill in the depths of a tree branch

SOLITUDE OR LONELINESS?

SOLITUDE OR LONELINESS?

By- Aayushi Gupta

I've always seen everyone enjoying the solitude and praising it.

I used to do it too.

NIGHT AND DAY

NIGHT AND DAY

By-Lathiba R

Night,

I'm my soldier,

In constant battle,

SOLITUDE

SOLITUDE

By-Aima Juveria

As this solitude thunders, and flutters my heart.

Not seeking company, to sing, I start.

AN OLD FRIEND

AN OLD FRIEND

By- Abhidha Jha

Rubbed my knuckles,

Enfolded my face to hide

MY LONELINESS

MY LONELINESS

By-Sumbul Syed

 The sun has set for me

All I feel is loneliness

AND I’M STANDING ALONE ONCE AGAIN

AND I’M STANDING ALONE ONCE AGAIN

By-Divya Deora

As I tread along the roads we travelled,

I hark back to the times spent.

LONELINESS

LONELINESS

By-Shehena Mercy G

Don’t disturb me

Came a text from HE

HER FORLORN SOUL

HER FORLORN SOUL

By-Moksha Garg

Alone.

That is how she feels in the darkness of the night.

DESERTED

DESERTED

By- Aashna Pathak

Every person has that woman in life,

Who holds a stand higher than the rest.

POSSESSED

POSSESSED

By- Kaushik Ganesan

Laughter resonates around the room,

Words hang in the air around me

KAVITHA

KAVITHA

By- Akanksha Sarma

Kavitha, 
where do you walk 
with funeral flowers in your hair? 

YOU: AN UNAUTHORISED CREATOR

YOU: AN UNAUTHORISED CREATOR

By-Pratibha Gupta

 You walked on the

road to my heart

and left.

Isolated Soul

Isolated Soul

By Amrapali R

Crisp breeze rushed

Through the leaves