The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children

The Ghazal

There is this poetic form: The Ghazal
Born in Arabia was the Ghazal

Popular in Farsi, Urdu, Hindi
A wonderful form of poem: Ghazal

Pronounced like Guzzle, and I could do that
Guzzle many everyday, the Ghazal

There are rules for end words, a fixed pattern
It is so easy to write a Ghazal

Pramod salutes the founders of this form
A jolly form of poetry: The Ghazal

About the Writer

Pramod Subbaraman

Pramod Subbaraman is a poet from India who lives in Hull and works in the NHS. He returned to poetry during the first COVID19 lockdown in 2020 and has since been published in the UK, the USA and South Africa. He is particularly fond of fixed form poetry.