Pulsing auroras, or: Child claps

My 1st Catena rondo Child claps hands at age-old fable Pulsing auroras glimmer bright Silent abyss-eyes consume light Child claps hands at age-old fable Pulsing auroras glimmer bright Faint swish with it brings eerie chill Sentinels sleep against their will Pulsing auroras glimmer bright Faint swish with it brings eerie chill Faithfully, distant church bells… Continue reading Pulsing auroras, or: Child claps

Sunshine, or: Carpe Diem

Poetry Partners #52 'Flakes of Destruction', a poem by Jan Beekman of 'janbeek' Sitting in the sunshine Shedding drop by drip The lonely little snow mound Was just a tiny clip Of the Christmas blizzard Shirtless joggers ran by Oblivious to the remnant Of a storm from angry sky Jan Beekman: https://janbeek.blog/ An acrostic poem… Continue reading Sunshine, or: Carpe Diem

Whispered wonders, or: Dream Queen

A magnetic shadorma birthday girl, Dream Queen of kind world, plays; pretends; imagines adventuring, wings aglow, through whispered wonders Shadorma? a six-line stanza;syllable count: 3/5/3/3/7/5 per line, for a total of 26 syllables;a poem may consist of one stanza, or an unlimited number of stanzas (a series of shadormas). Magnetic poetry? Poetry constructed from words… Continue reading Whispered wonders, or: Dream Queen

Rain, or: Shine

A Waltz wave poem gray over- cast heavens; my daughter believes God's crying up above Jerusalem and wonders why God gets so sad during the autumn and winter months Waltz wave? a one-stanza poem;nineteen lines; each line has a set number of syllables;the pattern is: 1/2/1/2/3/2/1/2/3/4/3/2/1/2/3/2/1/2/1;words may be split into syllables to fit the pattern;this… Continue reading Rain, or: Shine