Sturdy, or: Spanking

My 1st atom poem

verse
drafted
brief

poets
limited
are we

words
ought be
lusty

sweat
on their
brows

Atom

  • Three line stanzas=tercets;
  • Count letters: 5-7-5;
  • This form links tercets under title;
  • No punctuation or capitalization.

23 thoughts on “Sturdy, or: Spanking”

  1. Lovely! I find that the shorter forms can be more of a challenge to distill and convey thoughts in such limited words. You don’t seem to have any problems!

  2. “Sweat on their brows” – love it! Working hard at the writing โœ craft ๐Ÿ’ช

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