River of sweet poetry, or: Sacred tendrils climbing

A ‘Magnetic’ free verse quadrille

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gentle rain on ancient fertile seed
river of sweet poetry wets earth
water murmurs with secret song beneath
warm spring sun watches from above
life's thick fresh roots growing deeply
sacred tendrils climbing up through the grass
winter's beautiful cold frost spirit will wither

Notes

  • For this poem, I decided to make use of the ‘Nature Set’ on the Magnetic Poetry website;
    • I chose this set because it contains the word ‘seed’, which was required for this d’Verse quadrille prompt;
      • A quadrille is simply a poem of 44 words (excluding the title), and it can take any form. This week’s challenge was to use the word ‘seed’ in a quadrille.
  • I searched for and found the featured image only after I had written the poem.

Enchanted, or: Kelp forest

My 2nd kimo

No breeze 'pon long leaves reaching t'ward bright skies
Turbulent waters nurture
Providing all but light 

What’s a kimo?

According to this website, kimo poems are an Israeli 🇮🇱 version of haiku. Apparently, there was a need for more syllables in Hebrew. That said, most of the rules are still familiar:

  • 3 lines.
  • No rhymes.
  • 10 syllables in the first line, 7 in the second, and 6 in the third.

Also, the kimo is focused on a single frozen image (kind of like a snapshot). So it’s uncommon to have any movement happening in kimo poems.

Moon leaves, or: Night thoughts

My 1st kimo

Night envelopes; penetrates; becoming;
Absent moon leaves empty space;
Thoughts sparkle among stars

What’s a kimo?

According to this website, kimo poems are an Israeli 🇮🇱 version of haiku. Apparently, there was a need for more syllables in Hebrew. That said, most of the rules are still familiar:

  • 3 lines.
  • No rhymes.
  • 10 syllables in the first line, 7 in the second, and 6 in the third.

Also, the kimo is focused on a single frozen image (kind of like a snapshot). So it’s uncommon to have any movement happening in kimo poems.