Rounded blues, or: Jagged greens

A Sijo as one above the muted land we bring bold colors to the skies; ours defies fences, walls, routines; a single, combined self released- rounded blues; jagged greens; tired heavens welcome our dreams Sijo? A Korean verse form related to haiku and tanka and comprised of three lines of 14-16 syllables each, for a total of 44-46 syllables.… Continue reading Rounded blues, or: Jagged greens

Sparkling crystal pools, or: Drowning

A 'Septolet' Her breathtaking blue eyes studied him. He felt himself drowning in sparkling crystal pools. Sammi's weekend writing prompt #302 Sammi prompts us to use the word "breathtaking" in a piece of poetry or prose that is exactly 14 words long. Septolet? The Septolet is a poem consisting of seven lines containing fourteen words… Continue reading Sparkling crystal pools, or: Drowning

Pink, or: Blue

A Nonet In the 19th century, girls were assigned blue, a 'dainty' color; pink was 'stronger', so it was assigned to boys. Today's indoctrination's different but no less ar- bi- trar- y. Nonet? A nonet has nine lines. The first line has nine syllables, the second line eight syllables, the third line seven syllables, etcโ€ฆ… Continue reading Pink, or: Blue