Colorless paste, or: Lightning colors

A tetractys the longest day chews up time, grinds sunlight into thick, flavorless, colorless paste night's dramatic, stormy lightning colors shimmer through sheets of cleansing pouring rain #TankaTuesday The above was written for Colleen M. Chesebroโ€™s โ€˜Tanka Tuesdayโ€™ prompt. Poets were encouraged to write syllabic poems on the theme of 'the longest day'. Eugi's moon-washed… Continue reading Colorless paste, or: Lightning colors

Ten Commandments, or: Ten Utterances

My 1st Tetractys In Jewish tradition the Decalogue is referred to as 'Ten Utterances'. Indeed, 'Ten Utterances', rather than 'Ten Commandments'... Principles to live by. To refer to these as 'Ten Commandments' dismisses the rest of God's Torah Law. Six hundred and thirteen is the number of commandments Judaism's said to have. At Sinai, an… Continue reading Ten Commandments, or: Ten Utterances