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Naani is one of Indian's most popular Telugu poems.  Naani means an expression of one and all.  It consists of 4 lines, the total lines consists of 20 to 25 syllables.  The poem is not bounded to a particular subject.  Generally, it depends upon human relations and current statements.
 
This type of poetry was introduced by one of the renowned Telugu poets Dr. N.Gopi, presently working as vice-chancellor to Telugu University, Andhra Pradesh.

Example #1:
 
A dialogue
When lengthens
Remain questions
Without answer as criticism.
Copyright 2001 Bollimuntha venkata Ramana Rao

Example #2:
 
A dream
As a particle in eyes
Remains as tear
Wounded desire.
 
Copyright 2001 Bollimuntha venkata Ramana Rao

Example #3:

Obstinacy
Of words with grip
Essence of expression
Looses its density.
 
Copyright 2001 Bollimuntha venkata Ramana Rao

Example #4:

With a smile
Throws commendation
To an envy
A beautiful praise.
 
Copyright 2001 Bollimuntha venkata Ramana Rao

Example #5:

Black clouds
In her eyelids
It's time certainly
To drizzle.
 
Copyright 2001 Bollimuntha venkata Ramana Rao

Example #6:

Nectation of pen
On the white paper
Lattice
A poem.
 
Copyright 2001 Bollimuntha venkata Ramana Rao
 
 

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