Shark, or: Through the dark

A sijo an orca, sea serpent, or kraken; no... actually... a shark; seems it swallowed up my parents and chased me through the dark; I forgot the dream that morning but the panic remains stark 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… Continue reading Shark, or: Through the dark

Jumping the shark, or: “It’s not a tumor!”

A limerick Across all the dark seas spread a rumor- Of fierce shark with remarkable tumor; Sailors knew to raise the alarm At first sight of the swift-gliding arm, While the priests aboard laughed at God's humor. โ€˜What do you seeโ€™ Prompt #147 For Sadjeโ€™s weekly #WDYS prompt, she offered the photo below as inspiration… Continue reading Jumping the shark, or: “It’s not a tumor!”